Mute Swan - an adult arrived on 17th which is still present today.
Shelduck - 2 (pair) were present yesterday morning.
Gadwall - 4 on 19th and 1 male today
Wigeon - 1 east on 20th and 6 present today
Teal - 3 east on 20th and 3 present today
Tufted - Up to 14
Pochard - male from beginning until mid month
Goosander - Daily occurrence, with a maximum of 17.
Great-crested Grebe - 2 have remained on the res this winter
Little Grebe - one seen regularly on stream entering res.
Water Rail - Up to 2 were being recorded before the snow.
Woodcock - one was feeding in an adjacent wood today.
4 Willow Tit and 4 Nuthatch have been visiting seed around the res and a flock of 90-100 Siskin have been recorded in the area over the last few days
|Goosander - very active in the morning sun|
|Willow Tit - hopefully this winter won't impact on this nationally declining sp.|
|Nuthatch - very conspicuous in winter around the reservoir|