25th January 2021

Alastair Gray
 
West End:- 12 Tufted Duck, 3 Pochard, 2 Egyptian Geese, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Greylags Geese, 10 Great Crested Grebes.

22nd January 2021

Nigel Driver
 

West End:- 1 Firecrest in bushes by lay-by, 1 Little Egret, 1 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Wigeon, 3 Marsh Tits on feeders.
The heronry was even busier today with 8 nests claimed.

17th January 2021

Bob Johnson
 

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West End:- 4 Little Grebe, 8 Great Crested Grebe (pair displaying), 27 Cormorant, 6 Gadwall, 3 Pochard, 3 Teal, 1 Mandarin, 23 Mallard, 3 Grey Heron (visiting nests), 1 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 5 Egyptian Geese, 52 Greylag, 2 Kingfishers, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 3 Buzzards, 1 Marsh Tit also 8 Fallow Deer.
Whillet’s:- 1 Barn Owl, 1 high flyover Goshawk, Water Rail and Green Woodpecker heard, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Song Thrush.  Also a Fox seen (which was limping on a front leg).
Dam end:- 1 Mute Swan, 1 Common Gull, 19 Great Crested Grebe. Also 1 Muntjac on North bank and 1 Roe Deer near Club Car Park.

12th January 2021

Bob Johnson
 

West End:- 1 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mute Swan, 193 Greylag, 1 Canada Goose, 3 white feral Geese, 13 Mallard, 3m Pochard, 1m+1f Gadwall, 2 Mandarin, 2 Buzzard, 1 Marsh Tit plus other usuals around feeders.
Whillet’s:- 1 Barn Owl.

8th January 2021

Bob Johnson
 

West End:- 101 Greylag + 3 white feral Geese, 2m+1f Wigeon, 2m+2f Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 2m Pochard, 1m+1f Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 3 Moorhen, 1 Goldcrest.
Feeders:- 1 Marsh Tit, 3 Goldfinch, 5+ Blue Tit and Great Tit.
Whillet’s:- 2 flyover Canada Geese, 10 Pheasant, Moorhen and Water Rail heard, 1 Jay flyover, Tawny Owl and Great Spotted Woodpecker heard,  22 Long-tailed Tits.
Reed-bed Roost counts between 14:40 to 16:40 – total of 111 Reed Buntings with biggest single flock of 8; 1410 Starlings from 21 separate flocks with later ones up to 30’s the biggest flock entering was c.360.

8th January 2021

Nigel Driver
 

West End:- Drake Pintail, 2 Wigeon, 2 Pochard, 2 Tufted Duck, 7 Gadwall and 2 Teal.
07/01/21 West End:- Immature Goshawk.

3rd January 2021

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 2 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 2 Grey Heron, 19 Mallard.

1st January 2021

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 10 Mandarin, 6 Snipe, 2 Coot, 14 Mallard, 2 Egyptian Geese, 1 Grey Heron, 20 Cormorant, 1 Marsh Tit, 30 Siskin, 7 Chaffinch, 20 Lesser Redpoll, 13 Bullfinch, 3 Common Gull, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Jay, 4 Magpie, 1 Little Egret.
Waterworks Lagoon:- 2 Wigeon, 3 Little Grebe, 1 immature Mute Swan.
Dam End:- 27 Redwing and 2 Fieldfare in Horse Paddock, 1 Grey Wagtail.

31st December 2020

Nigel Driver
 

Adult and 1st winter Mediterranean Gull, Raven.

31st December 2020

Editor
 

Best wishes to you all for a happy new year.