Reed Warbler singing and Bullfinch pair seen twice this week along the bank of brambles and tall trees south of the park by the wall.
Sprawk,Kestrel,Buzzard,Green Woodpecker.Good to meet Dan Jenkins Jones.
Drake Scaup back again from St.David’s Hotel boardwalk.
Peregrine pair mating Penarth Head.Cettis calling chip (not singing) by the old ice rink.Best view ever of a mink,down to 20ft, completely unconcerned hunting along the rocks from the Watermark building to Prospect Place 11:15.3 Chiffchaff together catching flies by the Sand Wharf building.
Wheatear on the grass bank between the sails and the children’s playground 9:20.
At least 60+ Teal over and on the reserve lunchtime,2 Pochard and the hybrid Lsr Scaup lookalike.
Ad.Gannet from the old redhouse pub 11:35 per Julian Swan.
Ad Med Gull on the playing fields 13:00.
Hybrid Lsr Scaup from the boardwalk.
Bittern flew briefly from the reed island to the main reedbed 16:32. Also Snipe,4 Little Grebe,Kingfisher.Just 5 Starlings went down this evening.
Sedge Warbler singing by the bend in the gravel path in front of St.Davids Hotel 07:25.
2 Wheatear by the sails.2 Oystercatchers 06:55.
Now 2 Reed Warblers.
4 Wigeon this morning (1m 3f) per Mathew Meehan.
Marsh Tit calling by trees 25m u/s west bank from Clarence Road Bridge 11:00. Bittern flew from the large bay to the reed island CBWR at 16:25. Blackcap fem in Plas St Andresse.
2 ad.male Black Redstarts in Penarth Marina (Plas Taliesin and Plas Pamir) lunchtime.3 Snipe in the reserve from the boardwalk.Possible Siberian Chiffchaff still present at 15:45.
One possible Siberian Chiffchaff and one Common Chiffchaff present for the third day this morning around the circular viewing area in front of St.Davids Hotel.The Sibe showed well but briefly in the good light including yellow at the wing bend and a faint pale wing bar. No calls heard.
Chiffchaff and Bullfinch on the reserve. LtD by the sails. 6 Scaup (3m,3f) close by the barrage fish pass -one drake missing today. 22 Common Gulls on and by the orange buoys. Ad.m Black Redstart in Plas St.Andresse.
LtD back by the sails this morning.5 Bullfinch in CBWR.
3 Chiffchaff along the barrage coast path by Dr.Who.