16 August 2016

CWP 74: Teal, Ruff, 2 Green Sandpiper, 7 Common Tern.   a flock of 5 Curlew plus a singleton which did not join the flock.  Lapwing 53, Grey Heron 3, Cormorant 20+, Moorhen 4, Tufted Duck 50+.  50+ large gulls present, mainly Lesser Black-backs with a few Herring.   38 Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebes, a pair of Mute Swans with 4 cygnets, a Little Egret, 20+ Pochard, 20+ Mallard, 70+ Coot, 3 Moorhen, 12 Black-headed Gulls & 2 Swallows.  Shane & Geoff Faulkner.   John Grearson.   Sue & Trevor Clayson

Kent End – 2 Lapwing, 6 Little Grebes (including 2 juveniles), 2 Great Crested Grebes, a Cormorant, 3 Mallards, 5 Coot, 3 Black-headed Gulls, 10+ Linnets & a Swallow.Sue & Trevor Clayson

CWP 8:  3 Common Tern, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Swallows, House Martin, Canada Goose, GC Grebes, 2 Common Buzzard (overhead), BH Gulls.    John Kornjaca

CWP 130: Reed Warbler, 2 Bullfinch, Green Woodpecker, Swallows and House Martins.   Steve Davies

CWP 132: Peregrine, 4 Little Ringed Plovers, 5 Green Sandpipers (very vocal), Common Sandpiper, flyover Snipe, 25 Teal, 6+ Little Egrets, 2 Grey Herons, Egyptian Goose. 2 Stock Doves, 25 Linnets, Yellow Wagtail, 3 Grey Wagtails, 4 Pied Wagtails, 60 Lapwings and many more in surrounding fields.   Steve Davies

Lower Moor: Butterflies included Painted Lady (2), Comma, Red Admiral (3), Peacock (3), Speckled Wood (lots). Also a Green Woodpecker.    Richard Vernon

CWP 6 – 2 Mute Swans, 8 Great Crested Grebes (including 4 juveniles), 16 Red-crested Pochard, 12 Tufted Duck, 8 Pochard, 23 Coot, a Grey Heron, 3 Black-headed Gulls & 5 House Martins.     Sue & Trevor Clayson

A Jay crossed the Spine Road by the rail path.     Sue & Trevor Clayson

New workings on Wickwater Lane SE of CWP 15 – 30+ Canada Geese (1 red collar JU), 5 Tufted Duck, a Common Tern & a juvenile Bullfinch in the hedgerow.      Sue & Trevor Clayson

CWP 76 – a pair of Mute Swans with a very small cygnet, a Common Tern, a Grey Heron, a Cormorant & a Moorhen.     Sue & Trevor Clayson

Ashton Keynes Sports Ground – 8 Pied Wagtails & a Buzzard over.      Sue & Trevor Clayson

CWP 82 – 5 Mute Swans, a Common Tern, 11 Great Crested Grebes ( including 7 juveniles), 70+ Tufted Duck, 15 Mallard, a Cormorant, 2 Moorhen, & 17 Coot.      Sue & Trevor Clayson

CWP 83 – 2 Mute Swans, 8 Great Crested Grebes (including 4 juveniles) & 30 Coot.     Sue & Trevor Clayson

CWP 68A/B – 25 Mute Swans, 40+ Great Crested Grebes (including 3 juveniles), 15 Common Terns (including juveniles being fed), 7 Green Sandpipers, 23 Cormorants, 8 Grey Herons, 100+ Tufted Duck, 24 Mallard, 4 Red-crested Pochard, 18 Pochard, 22 Coot, 10 Moorhen, 9 Long-tailed Tits & 30+ House Martins.    Sue & Trevor Clayson

From the Reed Hide – 16 Cormorant, 2 Mute Swans, 3 Great Crested Grebes (including 2 juveniles), 4 Red-crested Pochard, 6 Mallards, 9 Coot & 4 Moorhen.    Sue & Trevor Clayson

North Meadow – a Little Egret & 10+ Goldfinch.     Sue & Trevor Clayson

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