23rd February 2020

Alastair Gray
 
 West End:- 2m+1f Gadwall, 3m Pochard, 10 Common Gull, 1 Treecreeper.

22nd February 2020

Alastair Gray
 
West End:- 6m+3f Tufted Duck, 4m Pochard, 5 Egyptian Geese, 3 Moorhen, 34 Cormorants, 6 Buzzards, at least 37 Grey Heron nests and 3 Cormorant nests.

21st February 2020

Bob Johnson
 

Whillet’s:- 2 Canada Geese prospecting island for nesting.
West End:-  2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Mallard, 4 male Pochard, 122 Greylag, 6 Egyptian Geese, 28 Cormorant (3 active nests), 40 active Grey Heron nests, 2 Moorhen, 57 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 3 Stock Dove, a few Crows and Jackdaws.
Feeders:- 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 10+ Blue Tit, 5+ Great Tit, 5+ Goldfinch, 2+ Chaffinch, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker.

18th February 2020

Work Party
 

4 Snipe on Pintail bank.
A juvenile Mute Swan is still around.
At feeders:- 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Buzzard.

17th February 2020

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 1m+1f Tufted Duck, 1m Pochard, 41 Grey Heron, 3 Buzzard, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch.

13th February 2020

Bob Johnson
 

West End:-  Grey Heron (32 active nests), Cormorant (2 active nests so far), 2m+1f Mandarin, 6m+2f Pochard, 1m Teal, 15 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, Stock Dove heard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper.
Feeders:- 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit plus usual Blue and Great Tits.

13th February 2020

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 6m+1f Pochard, 1f Tufted Duck, 23 Mallard, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Moorhen, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1m+1f Mandarin.

11th February 2020

Work Party
 

6 Snipe on Pintail bank, Water Rail heard at Whillet’s reed-bed.

10th February 2020

Alastair Gray and Bob Johnson
 

WeBS Results
All Reservoir:- 16 Great Crested Grebe, 45 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan, 136 Greylag including 1 hybrid, 25 Mallard + 1 domestic hybrid, 5 Moorhen, 5+ Crow, 8 Chaffinch.
Dam End:- 2 Little Grebe at lagoon, 23 Canada Geese, 1f Sparrowhawk, 21 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 4 Meadow Pipit, 30 Fieldfare, 10 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Jay, 15 Starling.
West End:- 1 Little Grebe, 40 Grey Heron (at least 27 active nests at the heronry including the white leucistic bird), 5 Pochard, 1 Tufted Duck, 1m Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 40 Lapwing flyover, 2 Common Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Treecreeper, 10+ Jackdaw, 1 Rook.
Feeders:- 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 30 Blue Tit, 14 Great Tit, 8 Goldfinch.
Whillets:- Green Woodpecker heard, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Jay, 1m Bullfinch.

7th February 2020

Andrew Smith
 

West End (10,07-11,50 Car Park):- 190 Greylag Geese, 16 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid goose, 8 Mallard, 6 Pochard 5m+1f, 9 Tufted Duck 4m+5f, 3 Gadwall, 8 Mallard, 2 Mandarin 1m+1f, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 16 Cormorant, 15 Grey Heron, 722 Black-headed Gull, 22 Common Gull, 1 Buzzard overhead, 50-60 Jackdaw overflying.
Around feeders – 3 Pheasant, 2 Mallard, 8 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Goldfinch, 6 Chaffinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker f, 1 Robin, 1 Blackbird m, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, numerous Woodpigeon overflying, huge raft of gulls on the reservoir.