2 Mute Swans, 24 Mandarins, an unseasonal Wigeon, a Gadwall, 4 Teal, 6 Tufteds, 2 Little Egrets, 2 Little Grebes, a pair of GCGrebes with three small chicks was a surprise having hatched them out of a nest in the open just off the north bank -good stuff, 1 LRPlover, 1 Snipe, ad Yellow-l-Gull, 5 Common Terns, all the regular warblers in the area still but not in particularly good numbers; Garden Warblers have been absent for some time.
- 17 January 2020
15 Canada Geese plus Canada/Greylag hybrid, 5 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 5 Goldeneye, single Goosander, 17 Grey Herons, 5+ Little Grebes, Sparrowhawk & 2 Willow Tits.
- Thurs 16 January 2020
The highlight today was a ringtail Hen Harrier that flew low across the reservoir at 0958 before continuing south. Only the ninth here and the second winter record with two in spring and the remaining five in autumn all between 17 Oct and 6 Nov. Also 4 drake Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, 3 Goosander, 7 Common […]
- 27/12/19 News
MAM TOR The Snow Bunting still present on Dec 25th. CHURCH WILNE WATER SKI PIT The Black Necked Grebe still present on Dec 26th. On Dec 24th 2 Little Grebes, 5 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Cormorants, 8 Wigeon, 7 Gadwall, 20 Pochard, 104 Tufted Duck, 2 Goldeneye, 250 Coot and single Common and Herring Gulls. […]