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Friday 5th June 2020

2 Canada geese flew in from the west to Cell 'A',
The Cell 'A' Oystercatcher pair now have only 2 chicks, a marsh harrier was also present,
Azure & Blue-tailed damselflies, Common carder & Early bumblebees were flying

Posted By: Barry on 6/5/2020 2:53:47 PM

Thursday 4th June 2020

The drake Wigeon & a Teal were on the Reed-bed,
Also seen was Red kite over the Island/Village lake, with Marsh harrier & Cuckoo seen

Posted By: Barry on 6/4/2020 2:16:50 PM

Wednesday 4th June 2020

A male Red-necked phalarope was on the Reed-bed from about midday, until late evening, when it was seen to fly high to the east,
The Ringed plover is still on the Reed-bed, along with a Little ringed plover, 2 Redshank, 3 Teal & drake Wigeon,
The Oystercatcher pair on Cell 'A' have hatched 3 young, a Kingfisher was seen on the Main lake
Also 2 pairs of Cetti's warbler have been proved to breed, along with a Little ringed plover chick being seen,
Despite the rain, a Meadow brown butterfly was seen today

Posted By: Barry on 6/3/2020 2:25:53 PM

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

A Ringed plover was on the Reed-bed in the morning,
The drake Wigeon was joined by a drake Teal on the Reed-bed as well,
Also seen was Red kite & Little owl,
Emperor dragonfly. Black-tailed skimmer, Azure, Common blue & Blue-tailed damselflies were about,
Also Small tortoiseshell, Common blue & Large skipper were spotted as well as Buff-tailed, Common carder, Early, Garden & Tree bumblebees

Posted By: Barry on 6/2/2020 4:51:32 PM

Monday 1st June 2020

The Cuckoo was seen in the morning,
Also seen was Pink-footed goose & Water rail (Reed-bed), 2 Mistle thrushes (Reserve entrance) & Little owl,
A Gadwall family of 7 was on the Reed-bed,
Butterflies included, Small copper, Common blue & Large skipper,
Hairy dragonfly, 4 Spot chaser, Black-tailed skimmer, Azure, Common blue & Blue-tailed damselflies were about, as was Common carder, Early , Garden & Tree bumblebees

Posted By: Barry on 6/1/2020 1:42:46 PM

Sunday 31st May 2020

The Little owl was showing in the New workings,
Also seen was 2 Red kites & Yellow wagtail,
Butterflies today, included Small tortoiseshell, Small copper, Meadow brown, Large skipper, Common blue, Speckled wood & Brimstone,
Common carder, Early, Garden & Tree bumblebees were flying today,
Also Hairy dragonfly, 4 Spot chaser, Black-tailed skimmer, Azure, Common blue & Blue-tailed damselflies were seen

Posted By: Barry on 5/31/2020 4:26:38 PM