6 August 2016

Waterhay path to Cleveland Lakes:    6 Mute Swan, 7 Canada Geese, many mallard, 12 Gadwall, 16+ Teal, 19+ Pochard, 13 Red-crested Pochard, 60+ Tufted Duck, hybrid Aythya, 19+ Great Crested Grebe, 30+ Cormorant, 6 Little Egret, 16 Grey Heron, 8 Common Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, Hobby, Moorhen, 60+ Coot, 55+ Lapwing, 5 Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 22 Curlew, Snipe, 10+ Black-Headed Gull, Herring Gull, 7 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 15+ Common Tern, 13 Stock Dove, many Sand Martin, 3 Swift, 10+ Swallow, 3 Green Woodpecker, 2+ Great Spotted Woodpecker, Pied Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 6+ Garden Warbler, 10+ Blackcap, 3+ Lesser Whitethroat, 5+ Whitethroat, 4+ Sedge Warbler, 10+ Reed Warbler, Cetti’s Warbler, many Willow Warbler & Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, Jay, 2 Raven, 10+ Starling, 4 Linnet, Greenfinch, 8+ Bullfinch, 7+ Reed Bunting.   Also a Clouded Yellow butterfly.    Shane & Geoff Faulkner

Ashton Keynes Millennium Green: Butterflies included a Painted Lady, lots of Peacock, several Comma, Red Admiral (2) and a Ringlet.    Richard Vernon

Blakehill: Hobby, Wheatear, 3 Redstarts, family of Kestrels, Willow Warbler, Common Whitethroat family, Green Woodpecker.   Also 3 Brown Hairstreak at Chelworth.     Robin Griffiths

CWP 132: Similar sized flocks of geese and ducks to yesterday Also 8 Teal, 13 Little Ringed Plovers, Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank, Snipe, 2 Lapwings, 3 Green Sandpipers, 3 Common Sandpipers, 4 Little Egrets, 3 Grey Herons, 2 Grey Wagtails, Buzzard. A Yellow-legged Gull with 60 Lesser Black-backed Gulls. Painted Lady in same spot as yesterday.   Steve Davies

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