West End: 25 Cormorant (7 active nests), 41 Grey Heron nests noted at todays full survey, 2 Canada Geese, 2M+1F Mandarin, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 7 Stock Dove flyover, 1 Moorhen + 2 @ Whillet’s, Song Thrush heard, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit.

West End: 36 Cormorant (7 nests seen), 36 Grey Heron at heronry, 4 Canada Geese, 1 Egyptian Goose, 1M+1F Mandarin, 2 Gadwall, 1 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 GS Woodpecker.
Whillets: 1 Green Woodpecker heard.
North Bank: 1 Chiffchaff.
Dam End: 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Pied Wagtail.

West End:- Now 6 Cormorants on nests.
Whillet’s:- 1 Water Rail (heard only), 2 Bullfinch, 2 Chiffchaffs, 4 Redwings, 4 Fieldfares, 2 Buzzards, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Treecreepers, 2 Canada Geese, 3 Mallard, 2 Mandarin, 2 Greylag flew over,1 Pygmy Shrew.

West End:- 1 Shelduck.
Dam End:- 3 singing Chiffchaffs, 1 singing Skylark, 2 Buzzards, 2 Kestrel, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Mistle Thrush, 67 Fieldfares, 6 Redwing, 37 Starlings, 5 Goldfinch, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail.

WeBS for the Reserve
All reservoir counts:- 43 Great Crested Grebe, 63 Canada Geese, 20 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 3 Kingfisher, 2 Green Woodpecker.
Dam End:- 14 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 4 Fieldfare.
West End:-  35 Cormorant,  38 Grey Heron @ heronry, 1m Mandarin, pair of Gadwall, 14 Tufted Duck, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, 2 Coot, 8 Snipe, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch reported, 2 Tree Creeper, 5 Goldfinch, 1f Brambling, 1 Song Thrush.

West End:- Red Kite heading East over Grinstead Lane.
Dam End:- 1 Fieldfare, 9 Redwing, 1 Goldfinch, 57 Black-headed Gulls, 3 Common Gulls, 67 Canada Geese.

The 21st AGM of our Society was held on 16th March 2018.
The minutes are available in the “Friends’ AGM Minutes” section of the “Members” tab on this web site.

West End:- 10 Mallard, 2 Mandarin, 2 Coot, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 46 Black-headed Gull, 14 Common Gull, 22 Herring Gull.