12th September 2021 seen by BJ & AG

WeBS
All Reservoir:-  24 Great Crested Grebe, 24 Cormorant, 15 Grey Heron, 3 Mandarin, 14 Mallard, 7 Moorhen, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Jay.
Dam End:- 3 Mute Swan, 118 Canada Geese, 7 Egyptian Geese, 2 white farmyard geese, 1 domestic hybrid Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Greenshank flyover, 3 Common Sandpiper, 214 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull flyover, Green Woodpecker heard, 4 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail flyover, 3 Grey Wagtail, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Coal Tit, 9 Magpie flock flyover, 30 Starling flyover, 65+ Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch. 1 Roe Deer.
West End:-  156 Greylag, 7 white feral/Greylag hybrids,  10 Lapwing flyover, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper.
Whillet’s:- 1 Goshawk, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 1 juv Stonechat, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Bunting.
Damselflies ~ 1 Azure, 12 joined pairs and 6 singles of Willow Emerald Damselflies (See pic – egg laying).  Dragonflies ~ 1 Migrant Hawker (See pic), 2 Southern Hawker, 2 Brown Hawker, 1 Ruddy Darter, 5+ joined pairs of Common Darter.
Butterflies ~ 1 Red Admiral, 3 Meadow Brown, 4 Speckled Wood, 3 Small White, 1 Green-veined White, 1 Common Blue, 1 Brown Argus, 2 Small Copper, 1 Small Heath.
Also 4 Silver Y moths.   3 Grass Snakes and 4 Fallow Deer.

Emerald Willow Damselflies laying eggs into willow bark

Migrant Hawker

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