Sunday, 14 November 2010

Velvet Scoter and Lesser Redpoll at Broadwater

A mid morning visit to Broadwater Lake nr Harefield. 14th November 2010.
Although not a comprehensive the list the following birds were seen; Velvet Scoter, Pochard, Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Shoveler, Teal, Sparrowhawk, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Ring Necked Parakeet, Siskin, Goldfinch, Long Tailed Tit and 6 Lesser Redpoll in Silver Birch near entrance barrier to sailing club.
Grid reference for location of Velvet Scoter is TQ045893 which is roughly the south east corner of the lake. The Scoter has been seen at the north end of the lake but may have been pushed south by the sailing dinghies.
sh4rpy, Brendan G.

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