9th April 2017 seen by Bob Johnson

WeBS
All reservoir:– 39 Great Crested Grebe, 18 Cormorant, 24 Grey Heron, 3 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Geese, 19 Mallard + 9 chicks, 4 Moorhen, 4 Stock Dove.
Butterflies seen were 5 Orange Tip, 5 Brimstone, 3 Speckled Wood,  1 Comma, 5 Peacock, 1 Small Tortoiseshell, 2 Green veined White, 2 Holly Blue.
Dam End:- 1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Coot, Green Woodpecker heard, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail, 1 Willow Warbler
West End: 1 Greylag, 2 Mandarin, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 5 Lapwing, 20 Herring Gull flyover, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Swallow, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Rook flyover, 6 Goldfinch
Whillet’s:- 1 Willow Warbler,
Also seen by Alastair Gray.  Dam End with North bank counts:  10 Blackcap, 17 Chiffchaff, 3 Jay, 12 Bullfinch.
On 10/4 – Brendan Lannigan reported seeing a Barn Owl at the dam end.
11/4/17: –  Great Crested Grebe at nest, 1m Mandarin, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Swallow, House Martin, 1 Lapwing, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit.

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