7th May 2021

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- Female Wheatear on Dam, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Swifts.

6th May 2021

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 10 Common Terns.
Dam End:- 2 Common Terns flew East at 06:50, 2 Common Sandpiper on Dam, 1 Lapwing mobbing a female Sparrowhawk over the Reservoir, 2 Tufted Duck flew East, 4 Pied Wagtails, 1 Swift, 1 Kingfisher.

5th May 2021

Darrin Madgin
 

Whilst checking the large nest boxes a Tawny Owl chick was ringed.
Other sightings of note:- 5 Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Whitethroat, 3 Chiffchaff, 5+ Reed Warblers, Reed Bunting, Buzzard, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Treecreepers, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Swallows, House Martin, 3 Mandarin Duck, 2 Field Voles and an Orange Tip Butterfly.

5th May 2021

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 2 Common Sandpipers.
Dam End:- 2 Whimbrel landed briefly on Dam at 06:50 then flew East at 07:10. 1 Common Sandpiper, 11 Swifts, 10 House Martins, 5 Swallows, 3 Common Terns, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 1 Starling flew North, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Whitethroats, 1 Grey Wagtail.
North Bank:- Canada Goose with 5 Young.

4th May 2021

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- Very windy early morning 5 small unidentifiable waders flying low over the water, 8 Swifts, 148 Herring Gulls and 6 Lesser Black-backed Gulls flew SW, 1 Mandarin, 1 Kingfisher.
West End:- 2 Common Sandpiper.

3rd May 2021

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- 1 Whimbrel flew E at 07:15, 2 Common Sandpipers and 1 Little Ringed Plover on Dam. Lapwing flew W, 6 Tufted Duck flew E, 2 Gadwall flying around, 8 Mandarin, 5 Swift, 5 House Martins, 10 Swallows, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Mistle Thrush, 4 Common Terns.
West End:- 1 Garden Warbler, 1m Reed Bunting.

2nd May 2021

Keith Hazelden
 

West End:- At 2:15 pm an Osprey put in the first of three appearances. The last being at 2:50 pm when it was seen heading West carrying a sizeable fish. Red Kite drifted East while a Hobby flew around over the Heronry. Pair of Kestrels and Ravens over and three Little Egrets into Heronry.

2nd May 2021

Alastair Gray
 
Dam End:- 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 6 Common Terns, 4 Mandarin, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Raven, 40 Swallows, 4 Pied Wagtails, 3 Common Whitethroats, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Garden Warbler.

Whillet’s:- 4 Garden Warblers, 3 Reed Warblers, 5 Common Whitethroats, 1 Kestrel, 1 Raven, 1 Red Kite, 3 Buzzards, pair of Reed Buntings at Reed Bed.

1st May 2021

Alastair Gray
 

Dam End:- on the dam Redshank and summer plumage Dunlin.

30th April 2021

Edward Paxton
 

Dam End:- Mid-afternoon 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 3 Common Sandpipers, 2 Mistle Thrush, 70 House Martins.