Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

12-1-18

Black-necked grebe x 1 (West Lake), Water rail x 1 (Willow Hide area), mistle thrush x 1 (singing in the car park area).

10-1-18
Black-necked grebe x 1 (near Clay Spit), shelduck x 1, little egret x 1, common snipe x 37, wigeon x 22, Egyptian goose x 9, little grebe x 10.
Monthly transect also on this date: Sparrowhawk x 1 (calling in the Alder Carr Wood), water rail x 1 (calling at the western end of the Long Lake), stock dove x 4, woodpigeon x 20, rose-ringed parakeet x 2, great-spotted woodpecker x 1, wren x 18, dunnock x 5, robin x 30, blackbird x 11, song thrush x 4, redwing x 6, mistle thrush x 1 (singing in the car park), goldcrest x 2, long-tailed tit x 2 (on the feeders by Grebe Hide), blue tit x 35, great tit x 18, treecreeper x 2, jay x 1, magpie x 5, jackdaw x 82 (of which 45 were in the sheep field), carrion crow x 76 (of which 40 were in the sheep field), chaffinch x 13, goldfinch x 4, siskin x 25, lesser redpoll x 1 (calling in flight behind Slingsby Hide), bullfinch x 2 (calling by warden’s cottage), reed bunting x 1 (heard calling from Slingsby Hide).

6-1-18
Water rail x 1 (Willow Hide area), lapwing x 128, shelduck x 1, great black-backed gull x 24, little grebe x 6, Egyptian goose x 4, bullfinch x 1 (fishermen’s car park), common snipe x 28, mistle thrush x 2, siskin x 30.

5-1-18
Common snipe x 25, sparrowhawk x 1, mistle thrush x 1 (singing in the car park).

3-1-18
Common snipe x 50, siskin x 30, redpoll x 2, goldfinch x 4, long-tailed tit x 10, treecreeper x 1, collared dove x 5,
common buzzard x 1, reed bunting x 10, little grebe x 7, wigeon x 14, great black-backed gull x 2, water rail x 1 (Slingsby Hide), Mandarin duck x 2, shoveler x 17.

1-1-18
Goosander x 1 (female on the East Lake), common snipe x 71, wigeon x 13, pochard x 54, shoveler x 20, Mandarin duck x 2,
grey heron x 4, little egret x 1, little grebe x 5, great-crested grebe x 24, common gull x 18, water rail x 1 (Snipe Bog Lake),
siskin x 40, lapwing x 243, herring gull x 23.

31-12-17
Mistle thrush x 2, barnacle goose x 1, common snipe x 55, great black-backed gull x 16.

30-12-17
Little egret x 9 (at roost on the North Lake), jackdaws x 200 roosting near Long Lake and x 1000 roosting near Willow Hide,
water rail x 1 (near Willow Hide), sparrowhawk x 1.

27-12-17
Peregrine x 1, flushed all the birds visible from Tyler Hide including 26 common snipe.

25-12-17
Red kite x 2 (over the East Lake), sparrowhawk x 1, jay x 6, wigeon 14, grey heron x 4, little grebe x 7, common snipe x 38,
siskin x 70, lesser redpoll x 13.

Susanna Clerici

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