19th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 2 Yellow Wagtails in horse paddock, 2 Common Whitethroats, 8 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Song Thrush, 2 House Martins, 1 Coot on lagoon, 1 Mistle Thrush carrying food, 4 Egytpian Geese, 1 Common Gull, 2 Jay, 1 Mandarin, 1 singing Grey Wagtail.
North Bank:- 3 Common Whitethroat, 12 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest.

Yellow Wagtail 19-04-19

18th April 2019

Ray Barker
 

Dam End:- 1 Wheatear on dam.

17th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 
Whillet’s:- 1 Whitethroat, 7 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Kestrel, 1 Lizard, 1 Orange Tip.

16th April 2019

Phil Holland
 

There were singing Blackcaps (17), Chiffchaffs (11) Goldcrest (3) and Willow Warbler (1) between the hide and the sailing club on a survey walk this morning. Zero Chaffinches (if people find a singing Chaffinch on this SSSI please report it to “sightings” so that we can count them). The most encountered was Wren with 18 singing. There was 1 Snipe off Pintail Point.

15th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- at 11am five Whimbrel flew up the reservoir towards the dam eventually landing in the ploughed field by the sailing club, 1 Kestrel, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull.
West End:- 1m Sparrowhawk.

13th April 2019

Bob Johnson
 

West End:- 43 Great Crested Grebe, the heronry is very active with nests now containing young, 2m Mandarin, 2m Gadwall, 1 Moorhen, 1 Green Sandpiper (in the new wader scrape area), 1 Kingfisher, 17 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Pied Wagtail.
Dam End:-  2 Egyptian Geese, 7 Pied Wagtail, 1 Common Tern, 15+ Swallows.

13th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 1 Common Tern, 2 Green Sandpipers, 2m Gadwall, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Mistle Thrush, 5 singing Blackcaps, 6 singing Chiffchaff, Sparrowhawk, Green Woodpecker heard, 1 Mink.
West End:- Red Kite, female Sparrowhawk, male Mandarin, 1 House Martin, 15 Swallows.

12th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- At 7pm this evening the Black Tern was joined by two adult Little Gulls one was in stunning summer plumage, 5 Egyptian Geese, 1 Red Kite.

12th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 1 Black Tern.

11th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 1 Black Tern, 3 Egyptian Geese, 1 Coot, 6 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Black-headed Gulls.