Bittern

Recent sightings of Bittern

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
20/03/21BitternDinton Pastures CP1M Green
12:00
Heard only by teal hide.  
19/03/21BitternLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Parsons
20:08
From teal hide in very similar spot to that reported last week.  
12/03/21BitternLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
18:00
Again at back of old Teal scrape 1m right of metal rod, sat up in reeds quietly looking around.  
12/03/21BitternLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1P Bright-Thomas
16:15
From Teal hide.  
09/03/21BitternLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1D W Hampton
09:05
 
08/03/21BitternLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Dawson
17:15
From Teal hide.  
22/01/21BitternLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1P Bright-Thomas
16:45
Seen from Teal hide, climbing reeds to roost, not visible before.  
15/01/21BitternLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP2F J Cottington
16:45
One to far right main island reeds, then a second bird found right in the middle, neither bird is the pale WSL individual seen since 1st Jan.  
07/01/21BitternLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
16:15
New bird seen from Bittern hide, darker than WSL individual, short video here https://youtu.be/lw86a1w5P7M.  
04/01/21BitternWhite Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1D N Rimes
15:15
 

Past records of Bittern

YearDetails
2017Lower Farm GP, 24th April. *
2017Midgham GP, 3rd March. *
2017Twyford, 6th February. *
2017Great Meadow Pond, 22nd January. *
2017Dinton Pastures CP, 2, 1st January to 16th December. *