Latest Sightings at Stanford Reservoir


Thanks to all observers, especially Mark Piper (MLP), Steve Nichols (SCN) and George Burton (GB) for additional records

Please email any of your sightings from the reservoir to chris@stanfordrg.org.uk

Access to Stanford Reservoir requires a Permit which can be obtained from Draycote Water rangers office, Kites Hardwick, Rugby, CV23 8AB for £12

A polite notice: visiting birdwatchers must keep to the footpaths and under no circumstances walk along the mud foreshore!

October 2017



17thGreat white egret 2 for 30 mins this PM (SCN), greenshank 1, green sandpiper 1, black-tailed godwit 1, sparrowhawk 1, little egret 1, pintail 4, little grebe 1

1 of 2 great white egrets (Steve Nichols)
                                                                                                                                 
16thStonechat 1, yellow-legged gull 2, pintail 4, chiffchaff 2, fieldfare 1, starling c120 through, redwing 100+, meadow pipit 30+, snipe 1, lapwing c120, sparrowhawk 1                                                                                                                                 
15thStonechat 1, black-tailed godwit 1, snipe 7, greenshank 1, pintail 4, goosander 1, green woodpecker 1, blackcap 3, golden plover 6, fieldfare 1, redwing c30, little grebe 3, redpoll 6, coot 18, red kite 1, goldcrest 4, chiffchaff 4

redwing (Chris Hubbard)


                                                                                                                             
14thStonechat 1 (CMH), black-tailed godwit, greenshank 1, skylark c40 through, meadow pipit c25, redpoll 8, goldcrest 5, jay 2, little egret 1, swallow 1, snipe 3, redwing 3, chiffchaff, barn owl 1, pintail 5 this evening (CMH), goosander 1 female this evening (first of the Autumn)                                                                                                                                     
12thBlack-tailed godwit 1, greenshank 1, redpoll 110+ through this am with 20 trapped and ringed, green sandpiper 1, grey wagtail 1, jay 1, chiffchaff c5, siskin 2, redwing 20, peregrine 1                                                                                                                                        
10thBlack-tailed godwit 1, greenshank 1, snipe 1, skylark c40 over early, goldcrest 7                                                                                                                                           
9thLittle egret 3, lesser redpoll 2, black-tailed godwit 1 at hide (CMH), blackcap 2, jay 1, hobby 1, snipe 1, stonechat 1, water rail 1 calling from Keepers Lodge Bay, raven 1 over, greenshank 1, egyptian goose 1, red kite 1, redwing 15 over                                                                                                                                   
8thRed-crested pochard 1, egyptian goose 1, Cetti's warbler 2 (1 trapped and ringed and 1 on Leicestershire bank), little grebe 2, lesser redpoll 6, barn owl 1, greenshank 1, chiffchaff 10, goldcrest 7, little egret 1, blackcap 1, green sandpiper 1    

Redpoll (Chris Hubbard)

                                                                                                                    
7thRed-crested pochard 1, black-tailed godwit 1, snipe 1, green sandpiper 1, greenshank 1, egyptian goose 1, stonechat 2, meadow pipit c20, willow tit 1, jay 2, barn owl 1



Red-crested pochard (Chris Hubbard)
                                                                                                                               
6thEgyptian goose 1 (CMH), stonechat 2, red-crested pochard 1, green sandpiper 1, goldcrest 5, little grebe 1, great crested grebe 5, swallow 2, jay 2, bullfinch 2, grey wagtail 1

Egyptian goose (Chris Hubbard)
                                                                                                                                      
5thGreen sandpiper 1, red-crested pochard 1 (MLP)                                                                                                                                      
4thGreenshank 1, little grebe 1, water rail 2 calling (SCN), jay 1, green sandpiper 1                                                                                                                                           
1stRed-crested pochard 1, ruff 1, coal tit 1, greenshank 1, green sandpiper 1, sand martin 2, house martin 1, wigeon c100                                                                                            


September 2017


30thRed-crested pochard 1, black-tailed godwit 5, greenshank 1, common sandpiper 1 (on dam) ruff 3, swallow 5, whitethroat 1 trapped and ringed, redwing 10 over, 200+ new birds trapped and ringed this am, snipe 4, green sandpiper 1

Ruff (Chris Hubbard)
                                                                                                                                   
29thRed-crested pochard 1 (first of 2017, CMH), black-tailed godwit 5, ruff 3, greenshank 1, green sandpiper 1      


Red-crested pochard (Chris Hubbard)
                                                                                                                        
28thBlack-tailed godwit 5, ruff 2, snipe 3, greenshank 1, green sandpiper 1, willow tit 1, shelduck 2                                                                                                                                  
26thWigeon c50, black-tailed godwit 4, ruff 1, snipe 2, greenshank 1, lesser redpoll 6, raven 1 over, swallow 3 south, chiffchaff 2                                                                                                                               
25thWigeon 47, teal c200, black-tailed godwit 5, ruff 1                                                                                                                               
24thBlack-tailed godwit 7 (CMH), greenshank 1, snipe 2, ruff 1, stonechat 2, sparrowhawk 1, blackcap 2, swallow c100, house martin 1, shoveler c65, pochard 3, little egret 1, cormorant 24, wigeon 16, little grebe 1, raven 2 over this pm

Stonechat (Chris Hubbard)
                                                                                                                           
23rdGrasshopper warbler 1 trapped and ringed, sparrowhawk                                                                                                                      
22ndBlack-tailed godwit 7 this evening which takes our 2017 total to c130 birds (SCN), ruff 4, green sandpiper 2, kingfisher 1, little grebe 3 swallow / house martin c100, lesser whitethroat 1, wigeon 15, snipe 3                                                                                                                               
21stRuff 3, swallow c100, little egret 2, wigeon 15, pochard 7, snipe 2                                                                                                                             
20thStonechat 1 (CMH), ruff 4, greenshank 1, snipe 1, green sandpiper 2, swallow c100, wigeon 9, little egret 1, black tailed godwit 1 (SCN), lapwing c100    


Ruff (Chris Hubbard)
                                                                                                                       
19thPintail 1 (GB), Shelduck 1, snipe 1, sparrowhawk 1, tawny owl 1, spotted flycatcher 1 trapped and ringed (Stanford Ringing Group)                                                                                                                          
18thStonechat 1 (MT) 150th species of the year at the reservoir, whinchat 2, cetti's warbler 1, house martin c50, swallow c20, lesser whitethroat 1, Willow Warbler 1 Green sandpiper 1, wigeon 4, tawny owl 3                                                                                                                                 
17th Hen Harrier (ring tail) 1 this AM (CMH), arctic tern 1, cetti's warbler 1 trapped and ringed (Stanford Ringing Group), hobby 1 (SCN), ruff 1, snipe 3, green sandpiper 2, little grebe 2, greenshank 1

Hen harrier (Chris Hubbard)
                                                                                                                                
16thArctic tern 1 this morning at least (CMH), green sandpiper 2                                                                                                                                   
15thArctic tern 1 around the inflow end and islands (CMH), greenshank 1, little egret 1, wigeon 1, kingfisher 1  

Arctic tern (Chris Hubbard)
                                                                                                                        
14thArctic tern 1 in Blowers Lodge Bay (SCN), swift 4, whitethroat 1, wigeon 1, house martin several hundred, peregrine 2 along the disused railway track (MT)                                                                                                                                 
13thGreen sandpiper 1, little egret 2, arctic tern 1 this evening at the inflow (CMH)
Arctic tern (Chris Hubbard)

                                                                                                                                     
12thSwift 1, green sandpiper 1, greenshank 1, hobby 1, little grebe 1, snipe 1, red kite 2, tawny owl 1, jay 1
                                                                                                                                

11thGreen sandpiper 1, greenshank 1, several hundred hirundines                                                                                                                              
10thRedstart 2 trapped and ringed this morning (Stanford Ringing Group), black-tailed godwit 1, swift 1, greenshank 1                                                                                                                                             
9thMarsh Harrier 1 seen twice again today, redstart 2 trapped and ringed this AM (Stanford Ringing Group), black-tailed godwit 1 (SCN), greenshank 1, osprey 1, ruff 1, marsh tit 1, snipe 1, green sandpiper 1, swift 2    


Marsh Harrier - Bob Bullock
                                                                                                                           

8th
Marsh harrier 1 seen twice this PM (CMH), whinchat 2, peregrine 1, hobby 1, black-tailed godwit 4, green sandpiper 1, greenshank 1, sparrowhawk 1, little grebe 1, barn owl 1, swift 3, shoveler 70, teal 89, red kite 3

Marsh harrier (record shot - Chris Hubbard)
                                                                                                                                  
7thMarsh Harrier 1 along the islands and Leics bank at 13.09 (CMH), redstart 2 trapped and ringed this AM (Stanford Ringing Group), whinchat 1, greenshank 1, willow tit 1, green sandpiper 1, pintail 2 (SCN)                                                                                                                              
6thWhinchat 2 (SCN), peregrine 1, hobby 1, black-tailed godwit 1, greenshank 1, common sandpiper 1, green sandpiper 1, yellow wagtail 1, willow tit 1, little grebe 2, little egret 2                                                                                                                               
5thWhinchat 2 (SCN), redstart 1 (SCN), green sandpiper 1, hobby 1, black-tailed godwit 1, greenshank 1


Whinchat - Steve Nichols


4thBlack-tailed Godwit 1, Greenshank 1, Green Sandpiper 1, sedge warbler 2, c 300 hirundines early AM, whinchat 2 this evening (CMH), curlew 1, willow tit 1, swift 1, sparrowhawk 1

Whinchat - Chris Hubbard
Late news from Friday 1st September - Marsh harrier 1, photographed at 15:00 when it flew towards South / North Kilworth. 2nd record for the reservoir in 2017 (Christopher Owen / David Clayton)

3rd
Black-tailed Godwit 1, greenshank 1, green Sandpiper 1, wigeon 1, swift 1 (SCN), good numbers of hirundines moving through

2ndRedstart trapped and ringed this AM (Stanford Ringing Group), osprey 1, greenshank 1, green sandpiper 1, spotted flycatcher 2, willow tit 1, reed warbler c5, sedge warbler c 6, cetti's warbler 2, sparrowhawk 2

Redstart - Chris Hubbard

                                                                                                                               
1stWhinchat 1, green sandpiper 1, mute swan 57, greenshank 1, black tailed godwit 1, little egret 2 (AGH)                                           

August 2017

31stWhinchat 2 (CMH), osprey 1 fishing at 12:46, hobby 1, greenshank 1, black tailed godwit 1 (SCN)

Whinchat - Chris Hubbard

                                                                                                                     
30thBlack tailed godwit - 1, greenshank 1                                                                                                                                
29thRedstart 1 trapped and ringed this AM (MT), black tailed godwit 1, greenshank  1                                                            
28thMale redstart trapped and ringed this AM (Stanford Ringing Group), osprey 1 (caught a fish at 10.15 then ate it in a dead tree east of the reservoir - A Borley), black tailed godwit 1, greenshank 1, raven 1 (AGH), willow tit 1, lesser whitethroat 1

Redstart - Chris Hubbard 
                                                
27thOsprey 1, black tailed godwit 2, greenshank 1, little grebe 1, little egret 3, lesser whitethroat 1                                                                                                                                

26th 
Juv male redstart trapped and ringed this AM (Stanford Ringing Group), black tailed godwit 2 (CMH). PM -  osprey 1, spotted flycatcher 1, wheatear 1, black tailed godwit 1 (@twoterns).

Ringing totals - 404 birds caught with 385 new and 19 re-traps. Blackcap 160, whitethroat 122 and 2 redstarts.
Juv male redstart - Chris Hubbard

25thMale redstart trapped and ringed this am on private disused railway track (MT, SRG), spotted flycatcher 1, greenshank 1, wigeon 2  
24thBlack tern 1 (CMH) 16.35 at least, black tailed godwit 1, greenshank 1


blackwit (Chris Hubbard)
                                            
23rdRedstart -1 trapped and ringed on private disused railway track (M Townsend, SRG), greenshank 1, snipe 2, black tailed godwit 1 this evening                                                                                                                       
22ndSnipe 1, green sandpiper 2, shelduck 2, little egret 4                                                                                                                            
21stGreenshank 1, osprey 1 fishing from 18.20 to 19.00 (CMH)



Osprey (Chris Hubbard)
                                           
20thWhinchat 1 (first record for 2017), willow tit 1, greenshank 2, dunlin 1      


Greenshank (Chris Hubbard)
                                              
19thGreenshank 2, kingfisher 1, little egret 3                                                                                       
18thBlack tailed godwit 2, greenshank 2, swift 5, shelduck 2



Blackwit (Chris Hubbard)
                                                                            
17thGreenshank 2, snipe 3                                                                              
16thGreenshank 2, green sandpiper 2                                                                                          
15thBlack tailed godwit 1, greenshank 2, green sandpiper 2, shelduck 2                                                                        
14thfemale adult redstart trapped and ringed (P Norrie, SRG), black tailed godwit 1, greenshank 1, common sandpiper 2, shoveler 15                                                                                        
13thBlack tailed godwit 1                                                                                               
11thWood sandpiper 1 (CMH / AGH), greenshank 1, black tailed godwit 1, common sandpiper 2                                              
10thblack tailed godwit 1, wood sandpiper 1 (Dave Cox)                                                                                 
9thblack tailed godwit 4, dunlin 1, wood sandpiper (SCN)                                                                                     
7thGreenshank 1, black tailed godwit 16, green sandpiper 6, dunlin 6                                                                                             
6thblack tailed godwit 1, dunlin 6, green sandpiper 2, common sandpiper 1, greenshank 1
5thblack tailed godwit 3, dunlin 5, greenshank 2, common sandpiper 2, little egret 4                                                                                                  
4thblack tailed godwit 11, common sandpiper 3, dunlin 4, shelduck 5, greenshank, teal 7         
3rdblack tailed godwit 3, little ringed plover 6, dunlin 6, shelduck 6, greenshank 1, common sandpiper 3                                                                                                                                         
2ndblack tailed godwit 10 (1 colour ringed), dunlin 5, turnstone 1, greenshank 5, little ringed plover 4                                                                                                        
1stBAIRD'S SANDPIPER (1st for Stanford and 3rd for Leicestershire and Northants - CMH) on islands for c8 minutes at 18.33 before flying towards Blowers Lodge Bay


Baird's sandpiper (Chris Hubbard)


           

July 2017
31stblack tailed godwit 6, dunlin 1, greenshank 2, green sandpiper 1                                                                           
30thTurnstone 1, ruff 1, redshank 1, little ringed plover 1, common sandpiper 10, greenshank 2, dunlin 3, green sandpiper 2                                                                                                                              
29thTurnstone 1, greenshank 2, ruff 1, dunlin 1 common sandpiper 8                                                                                       
28thTurnstone 1, ruff 1, common sandpiper 10, greenshank 2                                                                                             
27thTurnstone 1(CMH), greenshank 2, ruff 1, common sandpiper 10                

                                                                 
26thGreenshank 2, green sandpiper 3, snipe 1, ruff 1, common sandpiper 12, little ringed plover 2            
25thSanderling 1(18th of 2017), dunlin 6, greenshank 3, golden plover 1 (MLP)                                                                                                                               
24thcommon sandpiper 12, green sandpiper 1, greenshank 3, dunlin 2, shelduck 3                                                                                                                         
23rdGreenshank 5, common sandpiper 10, little ringed plover 5, black tailed godwit 2                                                                                                         
22ndOystercatcher 2, greenshank 1, common sandpiper 10, red kite 1                                                                                                                                         
20thGreenshank 1, common sandpiper 9, little ringed plover 6, shelduck 8                                                                                                                             
19thGreen sandpiper 2                                                                                                                              
18thBlack tailed godwit 2                                                                                          
17thCommon sandpiper 2, dunlin 2, shelduck 8, little ringed plover 2, oystercatcher 2                                                                    
16th2 redshank, 1 greenshank, 1 dunlin, 3 common sandpipers, green sandpiper, 5 little ringed plover 
15thDunlin 1, greenshank 1, shelduck 8, common sandpiper 5, little ringed plover 5                                                                                                             

14th

Greenshank 1, Common Tern 8, Common Sandpiper 1
13thBlack-tailed Godwit 1, Osprey 2, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper 2, Common Sandpiper 2, Ruff 3
12thBlack-tailed Godwit 1, Greenshank 2, Green Sandpiper 2, Common Sandpiper 5, Dunlin, Barn Owl
11thBlack-tailed Godwit 1, Greenshank 2, Green Sandpiper 2, Common Sandpiper 2, Ringed Plover 1, Teal 4, Swift, Sand Martin
10thBlack-tailed Godwit 20, Osprey, Garganey juvenile
9thBlack-tailed Godwit 2, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Grasshopper Warbler
8thGreenshank, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper 2, Tufted Duck with 4 young, Shelduck with 3 young, Common Redstart - juvenile ringed
6thBlack-tailed Godwit 3, Dunlin 2, Greenshank 2, Oystercatcher 2, Common Sandpiper 3, Common Tern 4, Grasshopper Warbler, Barn Owl
2ndBlack-tailed Godwit 1, Green Sandpiper 3, Greenshank, Grasshopper Warbler
1stBlack-tailed Godwit 1

June 2017

30thBlack-tailed Godwit 9, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Grasshopper Warbler
29thOsprey, Greenshank,
28thLittle Tern 2, Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, Shelduck with 3 young, Yellow Wagtail
27thHobby 2, Green Sandpiper, Grasshopper Warbler
26thOsprey, Avocet, Green Sandpiper
25thAvocet, Black-tailed Godwit 27, Redshank, Osprey, Red Kite, Red-legged Partridge with 11 young
Avocet by C Hubbard

Black-tailed Godwits by C Hubbard

24thOsprey, Hobby 2, Buzzard, Shelduck with 4 young, Yellow-legged Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull
22ndOsprey
20thOsprey, Green Sandpiper 3, Lapwing 80+, Cuckoo
18thOsprey, Green Sandpiper, Ringed Plover 2, Cuckoo, Red Kite 2, Curlew 2, Hobby
Osprey by C Hubbard

Osprey by C Hubbard
17thOsprey, Yellow-legged Gull, Curlew 2
16thOsprey
Drinker Moth caterpillar by S Nichols
15thSpotted Flycatcher
14thCurlew
13thCurlew
Curlew by C Hubbard
12thBuzzard, Ringed Plover, Swift c50
Ringed Plover by C Hubbard
11thBlack-tailed Godwit (possible nominate Limosa), Cuckoo, Hobby, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Shelduck 3, Gadwall c20, Mallard, Tufted Duck c15, Muscovy Duck 1, Teal 1, Pochard 1, Great Crested Grebe 9, Coot, Lapwing c15 plus pair 4 chicks inlet still and another pair with chicks by field track, Oystercatcher 4, Common Tern 4, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Black-headed Gull, Woodpigeon, Swift, Magpie, Rook, Blue Tit, Skylark, Swallow 1, Long-tailed Tit family, Willow Warbler, Whitethroat, Reed Warbler, Chiffchaff, Garden Warbler 4+, Sedge Warbler, Robin, Yellow Wagtail 1, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting, Little Egret 2, Buzzard 2, Cuckoo 1, Hobby 1, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Great Tit, Sand Martin c100, House Martin, Wren, Tree Sparrow, Chaffinch, Linnet. Also Speckled Wood 10+, Large Skipper 4+, Peacock 1, Red Admiral 1, unidentified 'Whites', Broad-bodied Chaser, imm male

Black-tailed Godwit by C Hubbard
9th
Great Pied Hoverfly by S Nichols
Large Skipper by S Nichols
8thHobby, Osprey
7thTeal 2, Shoveler 4, Yellow Wagtail
5thOsprey
3rdGrey Plover, Osprey
2ndGrey Plover, Ringed Plover, Hobby 2, Kingfisher 2, Osprey
1stJack Snipe am, Grey Plover,

May 2017

31st
Jack Snipe am, Grey Plover
30th
Jack Snipe am, Swift 40+
29th
Osprey, Muscovy Duck,
28th
Jack Snipe again on both county banks, White-fronted Goose
27th
Jack Snipe, Spotted Flycatcher ringed
24th
Little Egret 9, Shoveler 2, Oystercatcher 5, Lapwing + 4 chicks, Hobby 2
23rd
White-fronted Goose, Ringed Plover, Lapwing + 4 chicks
22nd
White-fronted Goose, Hobby
21st
White-fronted Goose, Swift 35+
20th
White-fronted Goose 1, Common Tern 3+
White-fronted Goose by C Hubbard
19th
White-fronted Goose 1, Ringed Plover
18th
White-fronted Goose 1, Avocet mobbed by corvids in Blowers Bay am, Little Egret, Oystercatcher, Shelduck 6, Common Tern c30, Cuckoo
17th
Jack Snipe 1, Oystercatcher 6, Ringed Plover 25, Sanderling 13, Dunlin 12, Cuckoo, Swift 20+, House Martin c500
16th
Jack Snipe 1, Oystercatcher 6, Turnstone 1, Shelduck 3, Cuckoo, Sparrowhawk 1f, Hobby 1
Jack Snipe by C Hubbard
Turnstone by C Hubbard

15th
Jack Snipe 1, Oystercatcher 6, Ringed Plover 11, Shelduck 6, Swift 40+


13th
Ringed Plover 11, Oystercatcher 3, Shelduck 2, Common Tern 25+, Peregrine 1
12th
Little Egret, Shelduck 4, Gadwall 11, Teal male, Pochard male, Common Scoter female, Oystercatcher 2, Lapwing 15, Ringed Plover 10, Sanderling 2, Little Gull first summer, Common Tern c20, Cuckoo, Yellow Wagtail, Grey Wagtail 2, Lesser Whitethroat 2. Also Fox (took a Mallard duckling), Muntjac, Brown Hare 2
11th
Little Gull 7 (1st summers), Ringed Plover 7, Dunlin
10th
Shelduck 4, Common Tern 6, Greenshank 1, Common Sandpiper 1
9th
Little Egret 1, Greenshank 5, Oystercatcher 2, Common Sandpiper 2, Shelduck 2
8th
Whooper Swan, Black Tern 1, Ringed Plover 4, Greenshank 5, Dunlin 3, Cuckoo 2
Cuckoo by S Nichols
7th
Whooper Swan, Black Tern 3, Whimbrel, Grey Plover, Bar-tailed Godwit 2, Greenshank 9. Also Red Admiral
Grey Plover by C Hubbard
Whooper Swan by C Hubbard

Red Admiral by S Nichols
6th
Little Egret 9, Whooper Swan, Shelduck 5, Gadwall 12, Teal 2, Shoveler 2, Pochard 2, Jack Snipe, Oystercatcher 3, Grey Plover 2, Sanderling 2, Dunlin, Bar-tailed Godwit 2, Greenshank 9, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper 2, Common Tern 17, Caspian Gull, Stock Dove 21 (flock), Cuckoo, Swift c35, Green Woodpecker, Yellow Wagtail, Grey Wagtail singing, Lesser Whitethroat 2, Garden Warbler 3, Goldcrest, Yellowhammer. Also Brown Hare 4


Dunlin & Sanderling by C Hubbard

5th
Little Egret 10, Pochard 2, Grey Plover 2, Dunlin 2, Bar-tailed Godwit 2, Spotted Redshank 2, Common Redshank, Greenshank 8+, Common Sandpiper, Turnstone 3, Common Tern 17, Cuckoo, Grey Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat 3 singing, Goldcrest 2 singing.
Also Canada Goose with 5 young and two pairs Greylags 14 young

Spotted Redshanks by C Hubbard

Turnstone by C Hubbard

4th
Whimbrel, Greenshank 6, Dunlin, Shelduck 2, Swift 4
3rd
Ruff 4, Whimbrel 1, Greenshank 6, Mediterranean Gull 2 over, Little Tern 1, Arctic Tern 2, Channel Wagtail with 9 Yellow Wagtails in field west of Blowers Bay before being flushed by Kestrel
Ruff by C Hubbard

Ruffs and Whimbrel by C Hubbard

Ruff and Greenshank by C Hubbard
2nd
Wood Sandpiper in Blowers Bay 18:00, Common Redshank, Dunlin 2, Ringed Plover 2, Greenshank 6, Shelduck 5, Little Egret 6, Hobby, Arctic Tern 3
1st
Black Tern 3, Little Tern, Wood Sandpiper, Grey Plover, Greenshank 5, Bar-tailed Godwit 14 over
Wood Sandpiper by C Hubbard

Grey Plover by C Hubbard
Black Terns by C Hubbard
Little Tern by C Hubbard


April 2017

29thNo sign of Long-tailed Duck, Black Tern, Little Tern, Bar-tailed Godwit 8, Greenshank 5, Dunlin 11, Ringed Plover 10, Common Sandpiper, Cuckoo, Mediterranean Gull 2 over
Black Tern by C Hubbard

Little Tern by C Hubbard
Bar-tailed Godwits by C Hubbard

29thLong-tailed Duck, Little Egret 8, Oystercatcher 3, Greenshank, Dunlin 3, Ringed Plover 3, Shelduck 7, Pochard 2, Shoveler, Teal 2, Common Tern 15, Kingfisher 1, Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail 2, White Wagtail c8 & mixed hirundines c1000

28thLong-tailed Duck, Greenshank, Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Whimbrel, Cuckoo (1st for year), Swift (1st for year)
Whimbrel by C Hubbard

27thLong-tailed Duck, Arctic Tern 110+, Dunlin 2, Hobby, Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail 5
Arctic Terns by C Hubbard

26thLong-tailed Duck, Little Egret 2, Oystercatcher 2, Greenshank, Dunlin 5, Ringed Plover 6, Shelduck 3, Pochard 2, Teal 2, Common Tern 6, Kingfisher 1, Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail 2, White Wagtail c8 & mixed hirundines c1000

Wheatear by C Hubbard
Wheatear & Coot by G Burton

25thLong-tailed Duck, Greenshank, Ringed Plover 7, Dunlin 5, Common Snipe, Red Kite, Hobby, Yellow Wagtail 12
Greenshank by C Hubbard

Greenshank by C Hubbard

24thLong-tailed Duck, Bar-tailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit through, Common Tern 3, Dunlin 8, Ringed Plover 4, Common Redshank, Oystercatcher 3, Yellow Wagtail 4, White Wagtail 4
23rdBlack-winged Stilt 2, Long-tailed Duck, Bar-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel


Black-winged Stilts by C Hubbard

22ndLong-tailed Duck, Little Egret 5, Shelduck 5, Gadwall 26, Shoveler 5, Pochard male, Goldeneye 2, Oystercatcher 3, Ringed Plover 3, Dunlin 3, Bar-tailed Godwit, Common Redshank, Green Sandpiper 2, Common Sandpiper, Common Tern, Yellow Wagtail 2, White Wagtail 14, House Martin c10, Grasshopper Warbler, Reed Warbler c8 singing, Whitethroat 2, Garden Warbler, Goldcrest singing, Treecreeper, Linnet c.30.
Also Muntjac, Brimstone 3, Green-veined White 8, Orange Tip c.50, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock 2, Speckled Wood 3
21stLong-tailed Duck, Little Egret 5, Bar-tailed Godwit, Common Redshank, Dunlin 2, Common Sandpiper, Shelduck 8, Pochard 2, Goldeneye 4, Ringed Plover 3, White Wagtail 20+, Yellow Wagtail 5
20thBlack-winged Stilt 3 at inlet end 07:00, Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, Long-tailed Duck, Goldeneye 5, Northern/Scandinavian Meadow Pipit, Yellow Wagtail 10, numerous White Wagtail & Pied Wagtail
Black-winged Stilts by I Wilson
Black-tailed Godwit by C Hubbard
Bar & Black-tailed Godwits by S Nichols

19thLong-tailed Duck 1, Black-tailed Godwit 5, Bar-tailed Godwit 1, White Wagtail 13, Yellow Wagtail 7
Bar-tailed Godwit by C Hubbard

18thLong-tailed Duck 1, Goldeneye 3, Whimbrel, Common Redshank, Little Egret 8, White Wagtail 4, Yellow Wagtail 4, Lesser Whitethroat
17thLong-tailed Duck 1, Common Sandpiper, White Wagtail 2
16thLong-tailed Duck 1, Common Sandpiper 2, Ringed Plover 4, Curlew 1, White Wagtail 10, Garden Warbler, Reed Warbler
Long-tailed Duck by C Hubbard

15thLong-tailed Duck 1, Shelduck 1, Goldeneye 7, Teal 3, Little Egret 5, Common Sandpiper 2, Ringed Plover 5, Green Sandpiper, Kestrel, Pied Wagtail c25, White Wagtail 17, Yellow Wagtail 3 
14thLong-tailed Duck 1, Common Sandpiper 3, Shelduck, Oystercatcher, Yellow Wagtail, House Martin, Swallow, Sand Martin.
Also Muntjac
Common Sandpiper by C Hubbard

Muntac by C Hubbard

13thLong-tailed Duck 1, Ringed Plover 2, Common Sandpiper 3, Yellow Wagtail 4, White Wagtail 3, Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler

Ringed Plover by C Hubbard

12thLittle Egret 7, Shelduck, Long-tailed Duck, Goldeneye 2, Oystercatcher 2, Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Common Sandpiper 2, Green Sandpiper, Sand Martin 300+, White Wagtail 6, Yellow Wagtail 3
11thCommon Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Ringed Plover 2, Dunlin 1
10thCommon Sandpiper 1, Oystercatcher 2, Shelduck 1, Yellow Wagtail 1, White Wagtail 1
9thCommon Crane 2 (over dam headed s.w.), Mute Swan (max in view 20), Grey Heron 6, Little Egret 3, Shoveler 23, Goldeneye 5 (2m, 3f), Pochard 1 male, Gadwall, Shelduck 1, Oystercatcher 2 (main reedbed), Lapwing 1, Black-headed Gull 4, Herring Gull 2, Lesser black-backed Gull 1, Common Tern 1, Pied Wagtail 1, White Wagtail 2, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chaffinch, Linnet, Reed Bunting, Yellowhammer. Also Common Toad, Roach, Orange Tip, Small Tortoiseshell

Common Cranes by R Mays
Common Cranes by R Mays


8thLittle Egret 7, Grey Heron 11, Shelduck, Wigeon 2, Gadwall 40, Teal 4, Shoveler 24, Pochard male, Long-tailed Duck, Goldeneye 7, Kestrel, Oystercatcher 2, Lapwing 8, Dunlin 3, Snipe, Green Sandpiper 2, Green Woodpecker, White Wagtail 3, Blackcap 5 +, Willow Warbler 5, Goldcrest, Treecreeper, Jay, Linnet c.30, Bullfinch 4, Yellowhammer. Also Muntjac, Tench, Roach Pike, Brimstone 7, Orange Tip 12, Peacock 7, Small Tortoiseshell
7thRed-necked Grebe in full summer plumage (mouth Blowers Lodge), Little Egret 5, Shelduck, Long-tailed Duck, Goldeneye 8, Oystercatcher 2, Dunlin 3, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Yellow Wagtail 2. Also Noctule & Nathusius Pipistrelle, confirmed Leisler's Pipistrelle - 1st site and 9th Northants record, Brimstone, Orange Tip, Peacock, Speckled Wood

Red-necked Grebe by G Burton

6thCommon Snipe 1, Lapwing 6, Oystercatcher 6, Shelduck 1, Goldeneye 10, Wigeon 3, White Wagtail 1-2, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Treecreeper
5thLong-tailed Duck, Shelduck 3,Shoveler, Goldeneye,  Little Egret 6, Lapwing 2, Green Sandpiper, Buzzard, Peregrine Falcon over at 6:30 pm, Stock Dove 2, Swallow 1, Sand Martin, Willow Warbler 3-4 singing.
Also Peacock 2, Roach & Perch
4thLong-tailed Duck, Shelduck 3, Sand Martin c100, Swallow 1
3rdLong-tailed Duck, Shelduck, Green Sandpiper, Oystercatcher 2, Lapwing 5, Little Egret 4, Buzzard, Tawny Owl, Jackdaw c110, Pied Wagtail 11, Song Thrush 3. Also Common Pipistrelle, Roach & Perch
2ndLong-tailed Duck 1, Little Egret 3, Gadwall, 45, Shelduck 2, Pochard 1, Goldeneye 10, Oystercatcher 2, Lapwing 1, Buzzard 5, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Green Woodpecker 2, Swallow 1, Blackcap 3, Jay.
Bat species include Noctule 5, Common Pipistrelle and confirmed Nathusius Pipistrelle - 1st site and 3rd record for Northants
1stLong-tailed Duck 1, Little Egret 10, Shelduck 2, Wigeon 16, Gadwall 68, Teal 31, Oystercatcher 2, Green Sandpiper 2, Lapwing 16, Common Snipe 9, Red Kite 2, Kestrel, Pintail 1 male, Shoveler 7, Pochard 1 male, Goldeneye 6, Goosander 1 female, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Green Woodpecker 1, Sand Martin c50, Swallow 2, Grey Wagtail 2, Blackcap male, Chiffchaff 9, Willow Warbler 2, Linnet c400, Bullfinch 6, Yellowhammer.
Also Stoat, Brown Hare 2, Peacock

Pintail by C Hubbard

Shelduck by C Hubbard

Oystercatchers by C Hubbard


March 2017
31stLong-tailed Duck 1, Shelduck 2, Green Sandpiper 2, Red Kite 1, Sand Martin 50+, Blackcap
30thLong-tailed Duck 1, Shelduck 2, Goosander 4, Curlew 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Fieldfare c20, Redwing 1, Willow Tit 1 singing
29thLong-tailed Duck 1, Shelduck 2, Oystercatcher 2, Green Sandpiper 1, Little Egret 14, Red Kite 1, Sand Martin c50, Swallow 2 (1st record this year)

Long-tailed Duck by G Burton

28thLong-tailed Duck 1, Sand Martin 10
27thLong-tailed Duck 1, Little Egret 19, Oystercatcher 2, Dunlin 2, Sand Martin c50, Siskin over.
Also two Soprano Pipistrelle Bats at dam end, Common Pipistrelle and possible Nathusius Pipistrelle - tbc
26thDunlin 3, Common Redshank 2, Green Sandpiper 1.
Also Otter at inflow
25thLittle Egret 19, Wigeon c65, Gadwall 64, Teal 23, Shoveler 13, Pochard 2, Long-tailed Duck, Goldeneye 6, Red Kite, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Lapwing 4, Snipe 16, Redshank 2, Green Sandpiper, Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail 2, White Wagtail, Chiffchaff 6, Linnet 200 +, Bullfinch 6, Yellowhammer.
Also Brown Hare, Brimstone 2, Peacock
24thCommon Redshank 2, Dunlin 1
23rdLong-tailed Duck, Goosander 9, Little Egret 21, Lapwing 1, Common Redshank 1, Dunlin 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Little Ringed Plover 10, Sand Martin 2, Chiffchaff 4-5 singing, Tree Sparrow c20
22ndLittle Egret 19, Grey Heron 2, Long-tailed Duck, Wigeon c150, Shoveler 8, Goosander 6, Lapwing 2, Dunlin 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Little Ringed Plover 7, Oystercatcher 1, Pied Wagtail 6+, Sand Martin 2, Fieldfare c60, Redwing 1, Tree Sparrow 20
20thLong-tailed Duck, Green Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover 6, Common Redshank
19thLong-tailed Duck, Green Sandpiper 2, Little Ringed Plover 6
18thLittle Egret 16, Wigeon 62, Gadwall 32, Teal 24, Shoveler 9, Pochard 2, Long-tailed Duck, Goldeneye 11, Goosander 11, Red Kite, Kestrel, Little Ringed Plover 5, Snipe 12, Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank, Green Sandpiper, Green Woodpecker 4, Meadow Pipit 4, Fieldfare c90 NE, Redwing 2, Cetti's Warbler singing, Chiffchaff 4, Jay, Linnet c20, Bullfinch 7, Yellowhammer 2. Also Brown Hare

Black-tailed Godwit by C Hubbard

Little Ringed Plover by C Hubbard

Long-tailed Duck by C Hubbard

17thLittle Ringed Plover 6, Dunlin and Common Redshank this pm between inflow carpark and hide
Common Redshank by C Hubbard

LRP's & Dunlin by C Hubbard
16thLong-tailed Duck, Green Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover 2, Sand Martin
15thGreen Sandpiper 2, Jack Snipe and Common Snipe flushed from Leicestershire bank
14thLong-tailed Duck, Dunlin 3, Red Kite, Chiffchaff 6+
13thGreen Sandpiper 1, Barn Owl 1. Also Otter by the bridge at 16:30
12thLittle Egret 11, Mute Swan 32, Black-headed Gull c450, Grey Heron 2, Coot 120, Wigeon 156, Green Sandpiper 2, Cetti's Warbler 2, Kingfisher 1, Long-tailed Duck 1, Goosander 35, Pochard 25, Great Crested Grebe 75, Common Gull 5, Greylag Goose 6, Shoveler 20, Smew female, Canada Goose 1, Gadwall 35, Goldeneye 25, Lesser Black-backed Gull 4, Great Black-backed Gull 2, Teal 60, Moorhen 3, Mallard 10, Chiffchaff 2
11thGreat Crested Grebe 65, Little Egret 18, Wigeon 87, Gadwall 40, Teal 67, Pintail 2 (pair), Shoveler 3, Pochard 35, Long-tailed Duck, Goldeneye 22, Smew redhead, Goosander 41, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Golden Plover 8, Curlew 1, Jack Snipe, Snipe 9, Common Redshank, Green Sandpiper 2, Stock Dove c50, Kingfisher, Meadow Pipit 3, Grey Wagtail, Cettis Warbler singing, Chiffchaff 6+, Bullfinch 2. Also Brown Hare 2, Muntjac
10thLong-tailed Duck, Smew female, Green Sandpiper, Common Redshank 1
9thSmew female, Goldeneye, Green Sandpiper 2, Little Egret 18. Also Otter

Goldeneye by C Hubbard

8thLong-tailed Duck, Smew female, Little Egret 18, Green Sandpiper 2, Red Kite 1
Smew by C Hubbard

Smew by C Hubbard

Smew by C Hubbard

7thMute Swan, Greylag Goose, Gadwall, Mallard, Pochard, Long-tailed Duck 1, Goosander c50, Wigeon, Teal, Shoveler 15, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Cormorant 20+, Little Grebe 1, Pheasant, Little Egret 10, Great Crested Grebe, Moorhen, Lapwing 6, Woodcock 1, Common Gull, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Buzzard, Coot, Woodpigeon, Rook, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Dunnock, Wren, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Fieldfare c20, Robin, Chaffinch, Bullfinch 2+, Reed Bunting
6thPeregrine, Red Kite, Buzzard 3. Also Muntjac
4thLittle Grebe 2, Little Egret 15, Shelduck 2, Wigeon c25, Gadwall 38, Teal 146, Shoveler 14, Pochard 187, Long-tailed Duck, Goldeneye 22, Smew redhead, Goosander 75+, Kestrel, Lapwing 8, Snipe 19, Green Sandpiper, Caspian Gull 1st winter, Stock Dove c50, Barn Owl, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Fieldfare c20, Redwing c40, Bullfinch 9, Yellowhammer 3, Reed Bunting c15. Also Brown Hare 6, Muntjac 2, Red-tailed Bumblebee (1st record for this year)
3rdLong-tailed Duck, Little Egret 16
1stLittle Grebe 2, Little Egret 14, Wigeon c25, Gadwall 38, Teal 146, Shoveler 14, Pochard 187, Long-tailed Duck, Goldeneye 22, Smew redhead, Goosander 73, Kestrel, Lapwing 8, Snipe 19, Green Sandpiper, Caspian Gull 1st w, Stock Dove c50, Barn Owl, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Fieldfare c20, Redwing c40, Bullfinch 9, Yellowhammer 3, Reed Bunting c15. Also Brown Hare 6, Muntjac


February 2017
28thCaspian Gull 1st winter, Long-tailed Duck
26thMute Swan, Canada Goose 1, Greylag Goose 106, Wigeon c50, Teal c80, Shoveler 6, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Gadwall, Mallard, Pochard, Long-tailed Duck 1, Goosander c50, Cormorant, Little Grebe 4, Moorhen, Little Egret 20, Great Crested Grebe, Coot, Common Gull, Herring Gull, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Carrion Crow, Cetti's Warbler 1 singing on Leics side, Wren, Pheasant, Woodpigeon, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Robin, Fieldfare 20, Redwing 2, Grey Wagtail 1
25thIceland Gull 1st winter in the roost, Long-tailed Duck
Iceland Gull by C Hubbard
24thLittle Grebe 2, Little Egret 17, Grey Heron 11, Wigeon 53, Gadwall 28, Teal c135, Shoveler 17, Pochard 139, Long-tailed Duck immature, Goldeneye 22, Goosander 59, Snipe 28, Green Sandpiper, Stock Dove c20, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Meadow Pipit 2, Grey Wagtail, Redwing c80, Goldcrest, Jay 2, Raven 2, Tree Sparrow c80, Bullfinch 10. Also Brown Hare 5, Muntjac 2
21stLong-tailed Duck
19thMute Swan, Canada Goose 3, Greylag Goose, Wigeon, Teal 17, Shoveler 1, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye 25+, Gadwall, Mallard, Pochard, Long-tailed Duck 1, Goosander 64, Grey Heron 2, Great Crested Grebe c30, Moorhen, Lapwing 3, Common Gull, Herring Gull, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull 2, Stock Dove 2, Carrion Crow, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Blackbird, Redwing c15, Dunnock, Pheasant, Little Egret 14, Little Grebe 2, Buzzard 2, Coot, Woodpigeon, Blue Tit, Skylark, Wren, Fieldfare c30, Robin, Tree Sparrow c40, Bullfinch 1, Chaffinch, Goldfinch 1, Red Kite 1
18thLittle Grebe 4, Little Egret 13, Wigeon 75, Gadwall 30, Teal c30, Shoveler 16, Pochard 216, Long-tailed Duck immature, Goldeneye 34, Goosander 31, Kestrel, Golden Plover 7, Lapwing c40, Snipe 35, Green Sandpiper, Woodcock, Stock Dove 52 (single flock), Tawny Owl, Kingfisher, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Cettis Warbler, Goldcrest, Bullfinch 2. Also 2 Brown Hare
17thLong-tailed Duck, Green Sandpiper, Goosander 45+
12thMute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Wigeon, Teal, Shoveler 40+, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye c20, Gadwall, Mallard, Pochard, Long-tailed Duck, Goosander 67, Grey Heron 2, Buzzard 1, Moorhen, Pheasant, Little Egret 8, Great Crested Grebe, Water Rail 2, Coot, Common Gull, Black-headed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Kingfisher 2, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Woodpigeon, Jay 1, Rook, Goldcrest 2, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit c12, Blackbird, Song Thrush 3, Mistle Thrush 1, Wren, Fieldfare 3, Redwing 10, Robin, Dunnock, Goldfinch 6, Chaffinch 10, Reed Bunting 1
11thLittle Egret 16, Long-tailed Duck, Shoveler 40, Chaffinch 60+ in stubble field on drive to house at the dam
10thLittle Grebe 4, Little Egret 16, Wigeon 122, Gadwall 85, Teal 47, Shoveler 48, Pochard 227, Long-tailed Duck immature, Goldeneye 35, Smew redhead, Goosander 60, Water Rail, Jack Snipe, Snipe 24, Green Sandpiper, Caspian Gull adult, Kingfisher, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Linnet c20, Bullfinch 7
5thLittle Egret 16, Long-tailed Duck immature, Pintail 2 females, Goosander 61, Smew female, Golden Plover over
Little Egrets by C Hubbard

4thLittle Egret 14, Wigeon 156, Gadwall 75, Teal c50, Pintail 1 male, Shoveler 48, Pochard 182, Long-tailed Duck immature, Goldeneye 51, Goosander 42, Water Rail, Lapwing 22 east, Snipe 24, Green Sandpiper, Caspian Gull 2 adults, Kingfisher 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 (drumming), Grey Wagtail, Linnet c160, Bullfinch 2. Also Muntjac 3, Brown Hare 5, Grey Squirrel 3
3rdLong-tailed Duck 1, Iceland Gull adult from the hide, Shoveler 30+, Lesser Redpoll 6


January 2017
29thMute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Wigeon, Teal, Pintail 3, Pochard 100+, Long-tailed Duck 1, Goosander 57, Cormorant, Gadwall, Mallard, Shoveler 32+, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye 15+, Pheasant, Grey Heron 4+, Little Egret 15, Great Crested Grebe, Sparrowhawk 1, Water Rail, Coot, Black-headed Gull 50+, Lesser Black-backed Gull 1, Great Black-backed Gull 1, Buzzard 2, Moorhen, Lapwing c40, Common Gull, Herring Gull 1, Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Kestrel 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Jackdaw, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Great Tit, Wren, Blackbird, Redwing 3, Dunnock, Fieldfare 1, Robin, Tree Sparrow, Bullfinch 3, Chaffinch, Lesser Redpoll 2
28thCormorant, Great Crested Grebe, Grey Heron, Little Egret 4, Little Grebe 3, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose , Goosander 3, Mallard 10, Tufted Duck, Wigeon, Shoveler 20+, Goldeneye 10+, Moorhen, Coot, Water Rail , Lapwing c150, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull 20, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Common Gull, Carrion Crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Woodpigeon, Kingfisher, Blackbird, Fieldfare, Redwing 30, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Wren, Starling c400
27thLittle Grebe 2, Cormorant 40, Little Egret 11+, Wigeon 185, Gadwall 116, Teal 57, Shoveler 60, Pochard 241, Long-tailed Duck immature, Goldeneye 32, Goosander 64, Lapwing 35+, Jack Snipe, Snipe 18, Caspian Gull adult, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Meadow Pipit 2, Goldcrest 2, Bullfinch 7. Also Brown Hare, Grey Squirrel 8
22ndBlackbird, Wren, Kingfisher 1, Goosander 3 male, 2 female, Mallard 20, Tufted Duck c40, Black Headed Gull c150, Grey Heron 3, Little Egret 8, Lapwing c50, Magpie, Cormorant, Wigeon c20
21stLittle Egret 11, Wigeon 126, Gadwall 91, Teal 10, Shoveler 50, Pochard 241, Long-tailed Duck immature, Goldeneye c27, Goosander 57 (24 males), Red Kite, Water Rail, Lapwing 83+, Jack Snipe, Snipe 23, Caspian Gull adult, Kingfisher 2, Skylark 12, Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Linnet c30, Bullfinch 6, Yellowhammer
18thMute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Wigeon, Teal 10+, Shoveler 36, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Gadwall, Mallard, Pochard, Long-tailed Duck 1, Goosander c25, Pheasant, Red-legged Partridge, Cormorant, Grey Heron 2, Little Egret 11, Great Crested Grebe, Water Rail, Coot, Common Gull, Stock Dove, Magpie, Rook, Blue Tit, Wren, Blackbird, Song Thrush 1, Robin, Fieldfare 5, Redwing 15, Dunnock, Buzzard 1, Moorhen, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Woodpigeon, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Great Tit, Tree Sparrow 25+, Bullfinch 4, Chaffinch, Reed Bunting
14thLittle Grebe 2, Little Egret 11, Mute Swan 32, Canada Goose 16, Greylag Goose 155, Wigeon 107, Gadwall 73, Teal c35, Shoveler 30, Pochard 125+, Tufted Duck 112, Long-tailed Duck immature (off Leics reedbed), Goldeneye c25, Smew redhead (off dam), Goosander 19, Water Rail 2, Coot 103, Moorhen 14, Lapwing 120, Snipe 46, Green Sandpiper, Black-headed Gull 100, Lesser Black-backed Gull 30, Great Black-backed Gull 10, Common Gull 10, Herring Gull 20, Kingfisher 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Meadow Pipit 19, Grey Wagtail, Treecreeper 2, Cetti's Warbler, Chiffchaff, Jay 2, Linnet c50, Bullfinch 6, Yellowhammer
7thLittle Egret 10 (together by inlet), Wigeon 142, Gadwall 62, Teal 34, Shoveler 31, Red-crested Pochard male, Pochard 153, Goldeneye 14, Goosander 32, Water Rail, Snipe 28, Green Sandpiper, Kingfisher 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 (drumming), Meadow Pipit 12, Grey Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler, Goldcrest, Coal Tit, Tree Sparrow c40, Linnet 4, Bullfinch 6, Reed Bunting 20+
2ndMute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Wigeon, Teal 6, Shoveler c30, Tufted Duck, Smew 1 'redhead', Gadwall, Mallard, Pochard, Goldeneye c15, Goosander 37, Grey Heron 2, Little Egret 9, Little Grebe 4, Buzzard 2, Great Crested Grebe, Water Rail 1, Coot, Common Gull, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Woodpigeon, Kestrel 1, Jay 1, Rook, Magpie, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Goldcrest, Great Tit, Wren, Fieldfare c10, Robin, Tree Sparrow 25+, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Pheasant, Moorhen, Kingfisher 2, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Blackbird, Redwing c30, Dunnock, Grey Wagtail 1, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting