29 & 30th December 2015 seen by Bob Johnson

29-12-15 West End:  1 Juvenile Great Northern Diver seen briefly and distantly before going missing. It probably swam back towards the dam end.  (It was also reported on 28-12-15 at the dam end on Birdguides.) 2 Grey Heron – but one was white and is probably the same leucistic one that I saw back in June.  110+ Greylag, 4 Gadwall, 1M Pochard.

30-12-15 West End:   6 Gadwall, 3 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 55 Lapwing. On the feeders:  10+ Blue Tit, 4+ Great Tit, 4 Long-Tailed Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 6+ Goldfinch, 8+ Chaffinch.

30-12-15 Whillet’s:  1 Buzzard, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 20+ mixed flock of Siskin with a couple of Lesser Redpoll and Goldfinch.

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