Our AGM for 2019 was held on 29th March. The minutes are available in the “Members” section.
Many thanks to Matt Eade for an excellent talk on birding on his local patch and a trip to Antarctica.

West End:- 1 Swallow and 6 Sand Martins flew North, 2 Lapwings flew West, 3 Tufted Duck, 4 Mandarin, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Coots, 4 Canada Geese, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 6 Buzzards, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Marsh Tit.

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:- 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.