10th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 1 Little Grebe on Southern Water Lagoon. 10 House Martins, 30 Swallows, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Blackcap.

9th April 2019

Bob Johnson
 

West End:- 30 Swallow, 2 Pied Wagtails, 1m Mandarin, 18 Mallard.

8th April 2019

Bob Johnson
 

West End:-  4 Grey Heron nests at heronry seen with  young; also 1 Cormorant nest now has young.  46 Cormorant, 1m Tufted Duck, 3 Buzzard, 1 Swallow, 1 Song Thrush, 1m+1f Blackcap, Nuthatch heard, 1 Pied Wagtail.
Whillet’s:- 1 Barn Owl, 3 singing Blackcap, 2 singing Chiffchaff, 3 Bullfinch.

8th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 5 Egyptian Geese, 1m Tufted Duck, 2 Pied Wagtails, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Common Gulls, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Kestrel.
West End:- 2 Swallow, 1m Reed Bunting, 2m 1f Mandarin, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Terrapin, 23 Herring Gull North.
Whillet’s:- 1 Barn Owl.

8th April 2019

Andrew Smith
 

West End – Car Park 10.43-11.50:- 2 Canada Geese, 1 Mute Swan, 18 Grey Heron, 26 Cormorant, 16 Great Crested Grebe, 16 Mallard 14m 2 f, 1 Mandarin m, 1 Moorhen, 3 Pheasant, 2 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Pied Wagtails m, 1 Stock Dove.
Around feeders:- 1 Treecreeper, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Jay, 1 Magpie, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Chaffinch m, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker.

7th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 40 Swallow, 10 Sand Martin, 4 Pied Wagtails, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Kestrel, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Bullfinch, 4 singing Song Thrush, 1 Yellowhammer, 1f Linnet, 1 Skylark, 6 Canada Geese.
West End:- 1m Tufted Duck, 20 Swallow, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 27 Herring Gull North.
North Bank:- 11 Chiffchaff, 7m 1f Blackcap, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Chaffinch, 3 Bullfinch, 1 Roe Deer.
Whillets:- 2m 1f Reed Bunting, 1m 1f Yellowhammer, 4 Chiffchaff, 3m Blackcap, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel, 2 Long-Tailed Tit.

6th April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 38 Fieldfares flew south, 7 Snipe, 2 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 4 Mandarin, 2 Egyptian Geese, 1 Reed Bunting, 4 House Martin, 4 Sand Martin, 25 Swallow, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Pied Wagtails.

2nd April 2019

Bob Johnson
 

West End:-  17m + 1f Mallard – the female seems to be paired with a drake; but it looks like he  may have difficulty keeping the 16 other drakes away from her. 4 Swallows, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1m Mandarin showing beautifully in front of the hide in pristine plumage.
Whillet’s:- 3 singing Blackcap, 3 singing Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk reported.

1st April 2019

Bob Johnson
 

West End:- 14 Great Crested Grebe, 35 Grey Heron nests with activity and the first young seen at a nest. The white leucistic Grey Heron has been seen sitting on a nest and has a normally coloured partner. There are now 14 Cormorant nests within the Heronry. 1m+1f Mandarin, 1 Coot, 3 Egyptian Geese, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Buzzard, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker.
Whillet’s:- 2 singing Blackcap, 2 singing Chiffchaff, Stock Dove heard, 2 Long-tailed Tit.

1st April 2019

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 60 Sand Martins, 10 Swallows, 3 Egyptian Geese, 2 Skylark, 1 Coot, 3 Blackcap, 3 Reed Buntings, 2 Fieldfare,1 Lapwing East, Red-legged Partridge.