7th April 2017 ~ AGM and Talk.

13th May 2017 ~ Members Walk

2nd July 2017 ~ Open Day

West End:- 34 Mallard, 7 Mandarin, 1 Tufted Duck, 19 Gadwall, 12 Teal, 1 Snipe, 63 Lapwing, 3 Moorhen, 2 Greylag Geese, 2 Buzzard, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch.

Dam End:- 20 Great Crested Grebe, 13 Canada Geese, 2 Pied Wagtail.
West End:- 145 Lapwing, 2 Mute Swan, 56 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 128 Greylag + 1 hybrid, 28 Gadwall, 21 Teal, 14 Mallard, 6m+2f Tufted Duck, 4 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 87 Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Redwing.
Feeders:- 2m+1f Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 10+ Blue Tit, 4+ Great Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, several Goldfinch & Chaffinch, Dunnock singing.

West End:- 158 Greylag Geese, 7 Common Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Bullfinch, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Mallard, 11 Lapwing, 2 Stock Dove.
Dam End:- 1m 1f Shoveler, 78 Cormorant, 5m 3f Tufted Duck, 1 Mistle Thrush, 7 Redwing, 2 Jay, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 3 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Lapwing, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Grey Heron, 15 Mallard, 265 Black-headed Gull, 7 Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull.
Whillets:- 16:00-16:45 132 Reed Buntings came in to roost at the reed bed, 1 Siskin, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker heard, 1 Grey Heron flew over, 80 Starling flew over, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Canada Geese flew over.

West End: Afternoon visit – Almost totally frozen with only some open water to the far side out from Pintail bank point: 137 Greylag, 3M+2F Mandarin, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk (seen by others), 1 Fieldfare, 1 Kingfisher, 3 LT Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch.

West End – Pintail bank: 4 Snipe, 8 Stock Dove, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush.

Dam End: Also partially frozen mainly on the West side. 1 Grey Heron, pair of Wigeon, 5M+1F Tufted Duck,8 LT Tit, 1 Goldcrest.  Start of Gull Roost  c450 BH Gull, 5+ Common Gull, 5+ Herring Gull.

West End – Car Park (10.35-12.00):- Reservoir frozen to Pintail Point with the odd pool of open water near bushes 29 Greylag Geese, 1 Hybrid Goose, 40 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 10 Teal, 5 Mallard, 39 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Stock Dove, 14 Lapwing. On the feeders:- 1 m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 12 Blue Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Goldfinch,  2 Chaffinch, 1 Goldcrest, I Robin.
In the fields behind the car park:- 6 Song Thrush, 1 Red-legged Partridge.

West End: 1 Little Grebe, 1M Wigeon, 2 Tufted Duck, (Teal,  Gadwall & Mallard seen – no counts taken), 40+ Lapwing, 100+ Greylag, a few Canada Geese, 1 Feral Magpie Duck, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 probable Snipe on Pintail bank.

Whillets Reed-bed:  117 Reed Bunting came in to roost between 15:15 and 16:30, 1 Kingfisher, 2 flyover Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, Green Wooodpecker & Stock Dove heard, c.60 Starling flock flew over.

Dam end: 54 GC Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, Feral Magpie Duck, 1 Kingfisher.

West End: 2 Little Grebe, 144 Greylag, 26 Canada Geese, 4 + 8 flyover Mandarin, 37 Gadwall, 42 Teal, 25 Mallard, 19 Pheasant, 6 Moorhen, 48 Lapwing, 4 Stock Dove, 2 GS Woodpecker, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch.