Cleveland Lakes today – 5 x Black-tailed godwit, 9 x Curlew, 4 Oystercatcher, Sparrowhawk, 2 x Swallow, and 8 Canada goose. Peacock and Brimstone butterflies nearby. 6 Goldeneye, 48 Tufted duck, Coots with chicks, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, 16 Blackcap, 11 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 Roe deer, Fresh Otter spraint. Mark Shields. Richard Vernon. Ken Cypher. Malcolm Royal. Dave Kilbey.
During a Heronry count: of interest around the CWP 74 scrape were 1 Reed Warbler and 3 Sedge warblers in song, 5 Black-tailed godwits and 4 Curlew. Kim Milsom, Paul Attaway.
Cokes Pit – Egyptian goose x 2, Greylag x 2, Canada goose x 4 Mark Shields
Shorncote – Skylark, Gadwall x 4 and about 30 Tufted duck Mark Shields
Blakehill: Male Redstart (east end), Yellow Wagtail over, Siskin over, 3 Willow Warblers, 2 Blackcaps, c30 Meadow Pipits, c20 Linnets Robin Griffiths / John Durell
Chelworth Road: 1 Barn Owl Dave Kilbey
North Meadow: 30 Little Egret, a pair of Red Crested Pochard. Nigel Pleass
Eysey: 3 Little Ringed Plover. Malcolm Royal.
Upper Waterhay area: 14 Little Egrets, 5 Black-tailed Godwits, 5 Curlew, 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing well, 6 Greylag geese, 4 Canada geese, 1 very large leech (on flooded footpath) possibly a Horse leech. Dave Kilbey
CWP 82: 18 Swallows (bathing), 2 House martins, 8 Sand martins Dave Kilbey
Ashton Keynes garden: 6 Buzzards over, 2 Swallows, Blackbird and Robin feeding young. Maureen Millar