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Saturday 16th December 2017

A cold day. with only small patches of unfrozen water on the Main, Carp & Village Lakes
The pair of Stonechat were again seen on Dryham Ings, in between Cell 'B' & 'C'
8 Grey partridge were seen just off the East path
The Ruff was still on Village Lake
A Dunlin was on the Silt pond, plus the usual drake Mandarin on the Carp Lake
A Corn bunting was in the North field
Marsh harrier, Barn owl & a few Yellowhammers were also seen

Kestrel on Dryham Lane

Goldfinch on Dryham Lane

Posted By: Barry on 12/16/2017 12:19:05 PM

Friday 15th December 2017

The Ruff was still on the Village Lake, with a Golden plover seen on the North field
Peregrine & Marsh harrier were hunting the reserve
A pair of Stonechat were seen in Dryham Ings
The Mistle thrush was still in the eastern end of the North hedge
A Little egret was on the Main Lake, with the drake Mandarin still by the Carp Lake

Posted By: Barry on 12/15/2017 8:22:11 PM

Thursday 14th December 2017

A Barn owl was again hunting the reserve in the late afternoon as was a Marsh harrier earlier
A Woodcock flew over the Main Lake

Posted By: Barry on 12/14/2017 8:43:08 PM

Wednesday 13th December 2017

A Barn owl was hunting the reserve in the evening
Water rail & Ruff were on the Village Lake
2 Dunlin on the Silt ;pond, plus the drake Mandarin seen again on the Carp Lake

Posted By: Barry on 12/13/2017 10:08:29 PM

Tuesday 12th December 2017

A Woodcock was disturbed from Black dyke
The Ruff was back on the Village Lake, with a Water rail seen also
2 female Bullfinches were on the West path
A Peregrine was present

Posted By: Barry on 12/12/2017 9:53:02 PM