**9-10-17**

Nuthatch x 1 (calling in the car park area).

**8-10-17** (including Webs count)

Mute swan x 4, greylag goose x 249, Canada goose x 158, Egyptian goose x 14, grey heron x 5, little egret x 1, little grebe x 2, great-crested grebe x 16 adults and 2 young, moorhen x 21, coot x 92, lapwing x 51, common snipe x 2, teal x 36, gadwall x 10, pochard x 10, mallard x 123, shoveler x 4,

tufted duck x 68, Mandarin duck x 15, kingfisher x 1, black-headed gull x 70, great spotted woodpecker x 3, green woodpecker x 2, jay x 7,

rose-ringed parakeet x 28, chiffchaff x 1, long-tailed tit x 20, coal tit x 1, mistle thrush x 1.

**7-10-17**

Green sandpiper x 1, common snipe x 1, kingfisher x 1, jackdaw x 100, little grebe x 3, redwing x 8 (over carpark), siskin x 1.

**4-10-17**

Siskin x 1 (over visitor centre calling).

**1-10-17**

Blackcap x 2 (male and female in the carpark area), house martin x 5. green sandpiper x 2(seen from Tyler Hide), water rail x 1 (heard from Willow Hide).

**30-9-17**

Green sandpiper x 1.

**27-9-17** Monthly transect.

Siskin x 1 (heard over fishermen’s carpark), green sandpiper x 1 (seen from Tyler Hide), sparrowhawk x 1, woodpigeon x 9, rose-ringed parakeet x 9, green woodpecker x 2, great-spotted woodpecker x 2, grey wagtail x 1 (West Lake inlet), wren x 15, dunnock x 4, robin x 38, blackbird x 3, song thrush x 1, chiffchaff x 7, goldcrest x 7, long-tailed tit x 13, blue tit x 13, great tit x 12, treecreeper x 3, jay x 1, magpie x 10, jackdaw x 20,

carrion crow x 33 ( including 24 in adjacent field), starling x 56 (all in adjacent field including 8 flying over the reserve), chaffinch x 2,

kingfisher x 1 (Willow Hide).

**24-9-17**

Common snipe x 3, green sandpiper x 1, little grebe x 2, wigeon x 1, nuthatch x 1, coal tit x 1.

**23-9-17**

Common snipe x 2, teal x 18, Mandarin duck x 2 (in trees eating acorns and those that dropped in the lake were being eaten by mallards!), nuthatch x 1, coal tit x 1, little egret x 1.

**22-9-17**

Great white egret x 1 (flying over East Lake and later see from Tyler Hide).

**20-9-17**

Green sandpiper x 1, dunlin x 1, wigeon x 1, pochard x 4, little grebe x 2, kingfisher x 3, gadwall x 3, nuthatch x 1 (calling in the car park), shoveler x 3, swallow x 4, house martin x 60, buzzard x 1.

*Susanna Clerici*