26th March 2017

Moi Hicks
 
West End:- 1m+1f Goldeneye, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1f Kingfisher near the kingfisher bank, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Marsh Tit.

26th March 2017

Bob Johnson
 
Dam end:- 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1m Goldeneye, 4 Pied Wagtail, 11 nests @ Rookery. Possible Osprey sighting today by persons unknown.
West End:- 1 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 4 Lapwing, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Mandarin.

26th March 2017

Alastair Gray
 
Dam End:- 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 3 Skylarks, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Grey Wagtail, 6 Goldfinch, 2 Egyptian Geese.
West End:- 1m Goldeneye, 4 Egyptian Geese, 2 Gadwall, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Common Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull and 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull flyovers, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 5 Buzzards, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Chiffchaffs, 2 Grey Wagtails, 6 Mandarins.
Also Grey Heron young seen in two nests, 2 in each nest.

23rd March 2017

Bob Johnson
 

Dam End:- 18 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag Geese, 2 Egyptian Geese.
Whillet’s:- 1m Mandarin, 1 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher.
West End:- 1 Gadwall, 1 Coot, Chiffchaff heard.

23rd March 2017

Brendan Lanigan
 

An Osprey was seen this morning at around 9:30 – for about 10 minutes.

21st March 2017

Mark Roberts
 
West End:- 4 Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Dunnock, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Greylag Goose, 4 Mandarin Duck, 7 Canada Goose, 15 Cormorant, 2 Egyptian Goose (on raft), 2 Great Tit, 2 Mallard.

19th March 2017

Bob Johnson, Alastair Gray and Bill Truckle
 
Whillet’s:- 2 Jay, 1m Bullfinch, 1m Teal, 1 Chiffchaff & 1 Wren heard.
West End:- 43 Great Crested Grebe, 27 Cormorant, 40 Grey Heron – now over 40 active nests in the heronry, 1 immature Mute Swan, 1 Greylag, 3 Canada Geese, 3m Mandarin, 1m+1f Gadwall, 15+ Mallard, 1m Goldeneye, 2 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine flying, 1 Moorhen, 1 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull with 10 Herring Gull flying high over, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Kingfisher, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Wagtail on hide roof, 2 Chiffchaff heard, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Dunnock displaying, 6 Magpie, 1f Reed Bunting on feeders.

17th March 2017

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 2 Great Black-backed Gulls, 2 Chiffchaffs.
West End:- 1m+1f Tufted Ducks, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Geese.

16th March 2017

Bob Johnson & Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 21 Great Crested Grebe, 40 Grey Heron in heronry, 1 immature Mute Swan, 3 Egyptian Geese, 2m+1f Gadwall, 3 pairs of Tufted Duck, pair of Mandarin, 25+ Mallard, 1 Buzzard, 2 Moorhen, Stock Dove heard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Dunnock, 2 flyover Fieldfare, Song Thrush heard, Chiffchaff heard.
Whillet’s:- 4 Mandarin, 6 Teal, Chiffchaff heard.

15th March 2017

Richard Woods
 
West End (3.15 to 4.15):- 5 Egyptian Geese (3 on Pintail and 2 flying towards Whillet’s), 5 Mandarin (4m+1f ), pair Gadwall, 8 male Mallards around car park and under feeders, Kingfisher plus the usual Herons, Great Crested Grebes and Cormorants.