26th May 2018 seen by Bob Johnson

Dam End:-  1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Moorhen, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Common Tern.
West End:- 6 Common Tern & 1 Pied Wagtail on rafts, 6 Great Crested Grebe nests noted (See pic), 7 Greylag, 1f Mandarin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Swallow.
Whillets:-  1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Garden Warbler. Heard were 2 Song Thrush, Reed Warbler, Chiffchaff & Whitethroat.  (Water Forget-me-not & Yellow Flag Iris now in bloom – See pics)
Butterfly transect:- 3 Green-veined White, 2 Peacock butterflies + 1 Burnet Companion (See pic) & 2 Brown Silver Line moths.
Also noted at Meadow Pond were 10+ pairs of Azure and 1 pair of Large Red Damselflies all ovipositing + 1 Blue-tailed Damselfly, 1m Hairy & 1m Broad -bodied Chaser (see pic) Dragonflies. 1 Beautiful Demoiselle.

Yellow Flag Iris 25-05-18

Water Forget-me-not 25-05-18

Great Crested Grebe at nest 25-05-18

Burnet Companion Moth 25-05-18

Broad-bodied Chaser Dragonfly 25-05-18

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