Ringing in the study area in the morning saw the normal winter species – Blue Tit and Great Tit. Other species of note were Bullfinch (last year female), Chaffinch (full adult female), Goldcrest (last year female) and Marsh Tit (full adult).
A loud Raven flew over the study area and a Buzzard flew off from the ground in the area. A Short-tailed Vole was the only mammal of note. The reservoir levels are the highest they have been for a while.

West End:- 1m Brambling under the feeders, 2 Hawfinch flew SW as did a single Snipe. 48 Cormorants, 6 Mandarins, 2 Treecreepers, 1 Marsh Tit, 15 Rooks, 1 Common Gull, 2 Buzzards, 20+ Reed Buntings flew towards roost, 6 Chaffinch, 500+ Black-headed Gulls.

West End (1100 to 1200):- 3 Egyptian Geese, 12 Greylags, 7 Teal, Heron, Buzzards, Sparrowhawk, approx 40 Lapwings.
Feeders and surrounding trees:- Brambling, Treecreeper, Nuthatch, Goldcrest, Goldfinches, Chaffinches, Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Long-tailed, Great, Blue, Marsh, and Coal Tits.
Also the usual Cormorants, Great Crested Grebes and Mallards.

West end car park (14,07-15,30):- 28 Greylag Geese, 20 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 1m Tufted, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 23 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard overflying, 68 Black-headed Gulls, 9 Common Gulls, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 8 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit,1 Coal Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Chaffinch,1 Goldfinch, numerous Woodpigeons overflying,

West End:- 1m Brambling at feeders, 1 Marsh Tit, 17 Mandarins, 2m Tufted Duck, 5 Gadwall, 3 Teal, 5 Snipe, 52 Lapwing few west, 1 Coot, 3 Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Buzzards, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 400 Starlings flew NW, 20 Fieldares, 6 Redwings, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Stock Doves.