17th June 2018 seen by Bob Johnson

WeBS Counts
Dam End:-  2 Little Grebe on lagoon, 6 Mandarin, 7 Canada Geese with 4 well-grown young, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull & Black-headed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 4 House Martin, 10 Swift, 4 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Blackcap & Chiffchaff plus another Blackcap & 3 Chiffchaff along part of South Bank.
West End:- All 5 pairs of Common Terns nesting on rafts now have at least one hatched young each with 10 chicks in total, 47 Great Crested Grebe with at least 6 nests, 30 Cormorant, 7 Grey Heron, 1 Mute Swan, 34 Greylag, 1 Mandarin, 2 Buzzard, 1 Coot, Stock Dove heard, 1 Pied Wagtail at rafts, Reed Warbler.
Whillet’s:- At least another 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting.
The photos show the area on the South Bank for the intended new reed bed.

South Bank Reed Bed Area 17-06-18

South Bank Clearing 17-06-18

Amphibious Bistort 17-06-18

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