23rd March 2020

Andrew Smith
 

Car Park, West End, (08, 33-10, 06):- 4 Mute Swans, 2 Greylag Geese, 2 Egyptian Geese, 6 Canada Geese, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Mandarin 2m+1f, 9 Mallard, 1 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 22 Cormorant, 13 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard overhead, 1 Red Kite overflying, 1 Kestrel m, 6 Snipe, 6 Stock Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers m+f, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Chaffinch m, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Nuthatch, 1Pheasant, 1 Pied Wagtail,
Dam End:- (10, 30-10.54) 1 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 2 Mallard, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 7 Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Little Gull overflying, 2 Buzzard, 2 Pied Wagtail,

23rd March 2020

Bob Johnson
 

Dam End:-  2 Little Ringed Plovers, 2 Little Gull, 1 immature Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 2 Mandarin flyover, 1 Stock Dove, 60+ Wood Pigeon, 2 Pied Wagtail.
West End:-  13 Great Crested Grebe, 29 Cormorant, Heronry still very active with young seen at nests, 3 Greylag, 8 Canada Geese, 4 Egyptian Geese, pair of Mandarin, 3 flyover Gadwall, 16 Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 5 Snipe on Pintail, 1 flyover Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Stock Dove, 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 5+ Blue Tit, 1 Chaffinch.

23rd March 2020

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 1 Little Gull, 2 Grey Wagtails, 2 Pied Wagtails, 3m Gadwall, 1 Mistle Thrush.
West End:- 6 Common Snipe, 2 Mandarin, 1 Little Grebe, 5 immature Mute Swan ,2 Egyptian Geese.
Whillet’s:- 1 Common Snipe, 4 Comma Butterflies.

22nd March 2020

Nigel Driver
 

North Bank:- 1 Green Sandpiper flying along North Bank.

22nd March 2020

Alastair Gray
 

Whillet’s:- 1 Common Snipe, 1m Reed Bunting, 1m Yellowhammer, 4 Chiffchaff, 8 Magpie, 4 Jay, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Rook, 17 Herring Gull, 1 Common Gull and 5 Black-headed Gull fly over.
Dam End:- 5 immature Mute Swans, 8 Canada Geese, 3 Chiffchaff, 9 Sand Martins, 5 Song Thrush, 1 Jay, 2 Herring Gull, 26 Fieldfares, 8 Redwings.
North Bank:- 9 Chiffchaffs, 18 Chaffinch in Hornbeam wood, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Green Woodpecker (heard), 5 Bullfinch.
West End:- 12 Cormorants on nests, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Mandarin, 9 Blackbirds, 2 Jays, 2 Egyptian Geese, 12 Great Crested Grebes.

22nd March 2020

Editor
 

Please note that all group events have been cancelled until further notice.
See the “Diary Dates” news item for updates.
We hope you all keep well and manage to enjoy nature during these difficult times.

20th March 2020

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 1m Common Scoter, 60 Sand Martins, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 120 Starlings, 1m Sparrowhawk, 2 Pied Wagtail.
West End:- 4 immature Mute Swans, 4 Tufted Duck, 4 Egyptian Geese.

20th March 2020

Bob Johnson
 

Dam End:- 1 male Common Scoter, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 42 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 immature Mute Swan, 50+ Sand Martin, 2 Pied Wagtail, 14 Starling.

19th March 2020

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 4 immature Mute Swans, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Mandarin, 1 Marsh Tit.

18th March 2020

Nigel Driver
 

Dam End:- 2 Sand Martins, 1 Wheatear.