Tuesday 6 December 2022

Photographs from the past year

 It's been good to get down to the reserve more regularly in the past year or so to enjoy all it has to offer, and to see and hear about the excellent developments in recent years and those to come.  It's always been a great place to visit and looks as though it will thrive even more in the years ahead.  There's been a lot of great work done by many people and they all deserve a huge 'thank you'!

Here's a selection of images from in and around the reserve in the last 12 months:

View across the lagoon

Blue Tit


Buttercups in The Meadow

Great Tit

Along the canal


Clover in The Meadow

Young robin moulting into adult plumage

Female Chaffinch

Autumnal foliage in the Small Meadow


Sunday 4 December 2022

November 2022 Bird Sightings

Mute Swan, Pink-footed Goose, Mallard, Teal, Goldeneye, Goosander, Pheasant, Cormorant, Little Egret, Grey Heron, Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, Moorhen, Coot, Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, Herring Gull, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Kingfisher, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail, Dipper, Dunnock, Robin, Blackbird, Goldcrest, Wren, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Nuthatch, Magpie, Jay, Carrion Crow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting. Late additions from Allan Wolfenden - Little Grebe, Tufted Duck, Snipe and Canada Goose.With thanks to Jeff Milne, David Sutcliffe and the Thursday volunteers for sharing their sightings.