Dam End:- 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 Mandarin, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls.
South Bank:- 1 singing Blackcap, 15+ Singing Chiffchaffs, 3 Bullfinch.
West End:- 9 Tufted Duck, 6 Snipe.
North Bank:- 1 Green Woodpecker.
Study Area:-1 Small Tortoiseshell butterfly.
West End:- Great Egret, also Marsh Tit, Mistle Thrushes feeding young, several Chiffchaff and first House Martin of the year.
West End:- 4 Sand Martins, 3 Teal, 3 Mandarin, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard, 2 Pied Wagtail, 7 Goldfinch, 4 Chaffinch, 4 singing Chiffchaffs, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 2 Herring Gull, 3 Black-headed Gull.
Dam End:- Great 10 minutes when two Swallows and Sand Martin we’re feeding over the water – and a male Wheatear was in the paddock by the pumping station. Felt like spring even though it was cloudy.
West End:- 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Mandarin.
Shoveler: pair West End, Canada Goose 1 flew over, 4 Tufted Duck, Grey Wagtail: Dam End, 8 Buzzard (6 singles + 1 pair), 3 Kestrel, Sparrowhawk male, Tawny Owl: 1 roosting in nest box (head visible) near canoe car park, 3 Nuthatch, Mistle Thrush, Coal Tit, Stock Dove, Chiffchaff lots singing.
The Friends of Weir Wood Society invite you to an illustrated talk by Matt Eade on “Birding in Sussex and Beyond (Antarctica)” at 8pm on Friday 29th March 2019 in the Community Centre, Hartfield Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5DZ. Everyone is welcome. There is no admission charge. We will be very grateful for any donations to our conservation fund. If you are not a member of the society and you would like to learn more about or work supporting the Weir Wood Reservoir Nature Reserve, you are welcome to attend our AGM which will start at 7:15pm. Doors open at 7pm. Refreshments available.
West End:- 1 Great White Egret, the white leucistic Grey Heron, 2 Kingfisher. At Feeders a male & female Siskin.
Whillet’s:- 1 Barn Owl.
Dam End:- 36 Great Crested Grebes, 1 Lapwing flew east, 3 singing Chiffchaffs, 7 Goldfinch, 5 Buzzards, 7 Common Gulls, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull.
West End:- 3 Tufted Ducks, 1 Mute Swan, 1 singing Chiffchaff.