8th: Jay, bullfinch, goldcrest, wren, redwings, kestrel x 2, green woodpecker,
great spotted woodpecker all on the Heron Trail between the visitor centre
and the river viewpoint. Black squirrel at the visitor centre bird feeder. (JAS)
|Bullfinch (Fisherman's Car Park)|
10th: Bullfinch, shoveler, gadwall, wigeon, teal, goldeneye (2 drakes), greylags,
great spotted woodpecker, great crested grebe, redshank, black headed gull.
(No winter thrushes) (BNT)
12th: Shoveler, teal, wigeon, green sandpiper, goldeneye, great spotted
woodpecker, green woodpecker.
|Great spotted woodpecker male.|
Rory's Wood. (NB)
14th: Goldeneye, goosander, green sandpiper, song thrush. (Island Pit) (PC)
|Long-tailed tits. Hayden Hide.|
15th: Redpoll x 3, treecreeper. (River viewpoint) (AB Hale).
16th: Cormorants, 6 nests occupied and birds displaying on sides of nests.
18th: Third Thursday Walk: Blackbird, black headed gull, blue tit, bullfinch,
crow, chaffinch, common gull, coot, cormorant, dunnock, gadwall,
great crested grebe, great tit (singing), heron, greylag, jackdaw, little grebe,
long-tailed tit, magpie, mallard, moorhen, mute swan, robin, shoveler, starling,
stock dove, teal, tufted duck, wigeon, wood pigeon, goldeneye. (31 spp.)
|Wigeon on Heronry South.|
18th: Redpoll x 2, just north of River Viewpoint. (Sharon).
Wildlife Monitoring Group:
Tufted duck 10, mallard 7, grey heron nesting plus 2, shoveler 25+,
mute swan 3+2, teal 12, wigeon 25, gt spotted woodpecker m & fm,
b-h gull 25, kingfisher, Canada goose, gadwall 2, goldeneye 3, blue tit 5, great tit 6,
jackdaw 6, chaffinch 2, ronin 2, dunnock 2, blackbird, pheasant, cormorant 10
(at least one pair nesting), moorhen, woodpigeon 6, sparrowhawk m,
stock dove, l-t tit 7.
Heronry North: Goldeneye 6, g-c grebe 1, wigeon 10, gadwall 8, tufted duck 32, mallard 6,
Egyptian goose pr, b-h gull 2, blue tit 3, carrion crow. (Alan Coles)