West End:-  1 Terrapin, 2 Common Brown Rats in car park (pic), 4 Common Terns, 2 Great Crested Grebe nests seen, 10 Cormorant nests including an early Heron nest which has been vacated and is now housing a Cormorant pair with 3 young, 2 Greylag, 4+ Canada Geese, 3m Mandarin, 11 Mallard + female with 4 young, 1m Tufted Duck, 1 Buzzard, c30 flying high circling Herring Gulls, 4 Common Tern, Wood Pigeon nest seen, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Swallow, 2 Pied Wagtail, Song Thrush heard near Whillet’s,  Reed Warbler heard singing in front of viewing area, 1 off Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Marsh Tit, Coal Tit, Nuthatch, Rook flyover.
Whillet’s:-  1 Reed Warbler heard, 2 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff,  also 1 Water Shrew & Slow Worm (pic).

Brown Rat 03-05-18

Slow Worm 03-05-18

Dam End:- 3 Common Sandpipers, 3 Swift, 10 House Martin, 5 Common Terns.
West End:- 2 Coot, 1m Tufted Duck, 2m Mandarin, 25 Swallows, 1 Kestrel, 4 Common Terns, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls.