West End:-  1 Champagne Fulvous Whistling Duck (escaped bird), 3 Gadwall, 3 Mandarin, 1 Moorhen, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Geese, at least 2 Cormorant nests have young, 1 Swallow, 5 Dunnock, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Jay, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chaffinch.
Whillets:-  2 Red Kite, 1 very light coloured Buzzard, Water Rail and Moorhen heard in reed-bed, Green Woodpecker heard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Long-tailed Tit at nest.
Also: 2+ Bee flies, 1 Toad, 1 Smooth Newt.

Champagne Fulvous Whistling Duck

1 Fulvous Whistling Duck — Silver variety. Presumed escape. Heard calling in flight “kee che” (repeated). Silver grey body, black bill, brown/black strip down back of neck, white tips to primaries. 4 Greylag Goose, 4 Canada Goose, 1 Mandarin Duck, 12 Mallard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 40 Cormorant, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Carrion Crow, 6 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Barn Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch.

Early Weir Wood was grey and gloomy but some birds were on the move. 2 Sand and a House Martin over the water and several Meadow Pipits passing over. Also Raven and Red Kite.

Dam End:- Rather misty this morning, Black Redstart by the pumping station. The Little Ringed Plover was still on the dam plus a White Wagtail. Elsewhere Blackcap and 6 Redpolls.

Dam End:- 1w male Black Redstart on dam, adult Mediterranean Gull flew E over dam at 09:20, 16 Siskins E, 19 Redwings E, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gulls E, 33 Herring Gulls E, 3 Black-headed Gulls E, pair of Mistle Thrush seen mating on dam, 1 Little Ringed Plover on dam, 2 Grey Wagtails, 5 Pied Wagtails, 1 Kingfisher, 8 Great Crested Grebes, 1m Mandarin, 3 Mallard, 7 Egyptian Geese, 3 Greylags ,22 Canada Geese, 2 Meadow Pipits, 2 pair of Reed Buntings, 1 Kestrel, 6 Common Buzzards, 1 Red Kite, pair of Sparrowhawks seen displaying, 2 Chiffchaff,
Whillet’s:- 1 Water Rail, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Mallard + 1 Moorhen on river, 1 Lesser Redpoll.

Dam End:- 22 Canada Goose, 7 Egyptian Goose, 1 Mandarin Duck, 3 Mallard, 1 Pheasant, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull — beautiful black head, flying east over dam, 2 Herring Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Common Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 1 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 24 Rook, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1  Wren, 2 Mistle Thrush, 19 Redwing, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Black Redstart, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Meadow Pipit.

Dam End:- 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Wagtail and 6 Pied Wagtail on dam wall, 2 Mandarin, 11 Canada Geese, 8 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 immature Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull.