What’s About – Week of 22nd November 2016


2 Scaup, 1 Great White Egret and 1 Woodcock – Linford Lakes N.R. (20th)
Red Crested Pochard – pair still present at South Willen (19th)
15 Common Snipe outside bird hide – North Willen (19th)
7 Goosander reported from Emberton Country Park (Bucks Bird Club – 17th)
1 Goosander at Caldecotte Lake (18th)
Red Kites circling over Tattenhoe, Emerson Valley and West Bletchley (HA)
Common Snipe, Tattenhoe Park (20th) (HA)


Daubenton’s bats still present at Pineham roost (18th)
Brown Long-eared Bats roosting at Manor Farm, Old Wolverton (18th)
Dog Otter seen from near hide at Linford Lakes N.R. (Keith Gander – 20th)
Fox & Scat of Mink LLNR (20th) (Peter Hassett)


20+ Great Crested Newts and 6 Smooth Newts found hibernating at Elfield Park (17th)


Female Common Darter near St.Giles Church, Tattenhoe (16th) (HA)


Purple Jelly Disc  Ascocoryne scarcoides found on dead wood in Howe Park Wood (18th Nov, )

(All sightings by Martin Kincaid except as otherwiuse noted. HA = Harry Appleyard)