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Lottie

Lottie the female Long-tailed Duck at Baston & Langtoft GP ‘Wader Pit’, south Lincs, seems to have made a remarkable recovery since last week, when she appeared to be in considerable distress, spinning round and round in tiny circles while nearly rolli…

Avocets, BLGP

This year, after several years of hardly seeing any Avocets around Peterborough, I have ‘promoted’ the species to ‘elite’ status. So, it was great to bump into a pair at the ‘hotspot’ of the so-called Wader Pit at Baston and Langtoft GP on 14.4.18. I f…

White Wagtail, BLGP

This male White Wagtail is one of at least three around the northern pits of the Baston and Langtoft GP, south Lincs, over the last week or so. This individual liked to feed around the gravelly ‘viewing area’.

Slavonian Grebe portraits

This beautiful bird, found yesterday by John Sherwood on the River Welland near Crowland, is not only one of the prettiest birds I have ever seen in the Peterborough area, but also the first breeding-plumage Slavonian Grebe I can remember seeing in Eng…

Juvenile Goshawk at March Farmers

I was very lucky to see just my third Goshawk in the Peterborough area on Saturday, while scanning the massively flooded March Farmers, Cambs. I saw a female Marsh Harrier powering over the flooded washes seemingly in pursuit of something, accompanied…