Date Details Sitename
Thursday 21 Mar

Chigborough Lakes 10:10 to 12:00, And 13:15 to14:10. Overcast until 12:30 then warm and sunny. With Graham Barber.
4 Mute Swan (Occupied nest on Main Lake and Pochard Lake) 1 Egyptian Goose (Flew over from Rook Hall.) 2 Shoveler (Pair flew from Teal Pond.) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Pair on Pochard Lake and Gadwall Lake.) 8 Grey Heron (Heronry) 7 Little Egret (Four Main Lake, three Pochard Lake.) 40 Cormorant (+. Heronry) 2 Buzzard (Together.) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming.) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel (Male.) 7 Chiffchaff (Singing.) 1 Mistle Thrush (Flew over.) 3 Bullfinch (Male and female seen and one other heard. All different areas.) 3 Linnet (Male and two female. Field south of car park.) 2 Brimstone (Male and female.) 1 Comma 3 Peacock Butterfly (+.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Friday 15 Mar

Chigborough Lakes 09:55 to 11:40, And 12:45 to 13:20. Cloud with sun, brisk W wind. With Graham Barber.
4 Mute Swan (Two pair.) 13 Shoveler 3 Gadwall 13 Tufted Duck 4 Great Crested Grebe (One pair, Bean Mere, one pair Gadwall Lake.) 5 Grey Heron (Minimum occupied nests in heronry, Main Lake.) 3 Little Egret 16 Cormorant (Minimum occupied nests in heronry, Main Lake.) 1 Buzzard 70 Black-headed Gull (+. Main Lake.) 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard only.) 3 Chiffchaff (Singing.) 1 Bullfinch (Male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 07 Mar

Chigborough Lakes 12:10 to 12:10, Sunny, blustery.
4 Sand Martin (Sighted over Main Lake by Graham Barber.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 21 Feb

Chigborough Lakes 10:05 to 11:35, And 12.55 to 13.50. Light SW wind, sunny. With Graham Barber.
40 Shoveler (+.) 30 Gadwall (+.) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two pair.) 20 Grey Heron (circa. Heronry.) 30 Cormorant (circa. Heronry.) 1 Buzzard (Two sightings, probably same bird.) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Heard only.) 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard only.) 1 Kestrel [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 14 Feb

Chigborough Lakes 10:00 to 11:20, And 13:20 to 14:00. Early fog clearing to sunny, clear sky. With Graham Barber.
20 Shoveler (Pochard Lake.) 19 Gadwall (17 Pochard Lake, 2 Teal Pond.) 5 Pochard (Pochard lake.) 16 Tufted Duck (Pochard Lake.) 2 Great Crested Grebe (Pair, Pochard Lake.) 7 Grey Heron (Heronry) 25 Cormorant (+.) 2 Sparrowhawk (Displaying. Seen from Lofts Farm.) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least. 2 seen, 2 heard drumming.) 1 Song Thrush 8 Pied Wagtail 1 Bullfinch (Male.) 2 Greenfinch (Pair, male singing.) 1 Reed Bunting (Male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 07 Feb

Chigborough Lakes 09:55 to 10:55, And 12:05 to 13:05. Sunny, strong W wind. With Graham Barber.
30 Gadwall 18 Shoveler 33 Cormorant 1 Buzzard 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard only.) 1 Bullfinch (Heard only.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 31 Jan

Chigborough Lakes 10:00 to 11:15, And 12:20 to 13:00. Foggy and frosty with poor visibility until mid-day. Clear sky thereafter. Sightings with Graham Barber,
1 Water Rail 30 Coot (+.) 2 Song Thrush 10 Long-tailed Tit (+) 1 Bullfinch (Male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Monday 07 Jan

Chigborough Lakes 09:30 to 10:45,
1 Green Woodpecker 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 31 Gadwall 2 Shoveler 2 Tufted Duck 3 Little Grebe 1 Great Crested Grebe 1 Marsh Harrier (imm) 4 Bullfinch [Paul Gymer]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 20 Dec

Chigborough Lakes 09:15 to 11:00, And 12:10 to 12:45. Sunny, clear sky. With Graham Barber.
3 Egyptian Goose (Gadwall Lake.) 30 Gadwall 5 Little Grebe 70 Cormorant (circa. 62+ at Main Lake.) 1 Buzzard 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Goldcrest 15 Long-tailed Tit (+.) 4 Bullfinch (Two pair.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 13 Dec

Chigborough Lakes 09:15 to 10:50, And 12:00 to 12:35. Increasingly cold SE wind. With Graham Barber.
2 Egyptian Goose (Gadwall Lake.) 10 Shoveler (Gadwall Lake.) 5 Little Grebe 60 Cormorant (circa. Mostly Main Lake.) 1 Buzzard 2 Kestrel (Males.) 1 Water Rail 50 Coot (circa. Mostly Pochard lake.) 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Chiffchaff 1 Goldcrest 12 Long-tailed Tit (+.) 15 Goldfinch (+.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes