Much contention round campus about the visibility or otherwise of a dusky warbler and Siberian chiffchaff. Back at the water park, regular sightings coming in of a variety of waterfowl.
CWP 44; 92 Red Crested Pochard. Kim Milsom
CWP 41; 30 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 67 Wigeon, 40 Tufted Duck, 4 Goldeneye. Kim Milsom
CWP 57; 238 Coot, 107 Tufted Duck, 5 Goldeneye, 75 Pochard, 4 Goosander, 3 Red Crested Pochard. Kim Milsom
Also around the area; 3 Goldcrests, 2 Grey Wagtails, 4 Bullfinches, 12 Long Tailed Tits, 50+ Siskins, 30+ Redpolls, 2 Meadow Pipits, 2 Kingfishers, 1 Chiffchaff and a scattering of Fieldfares and Redwings. Kim Milsom
CWP 28 / 30: 5 Goosander. Bob Philpott
CWP 74: Several gadwall by the screen. Male and female Goldeneye. c50 Lesser Black-backed gulls. Bob Philpott
Ashton Keynes: First two Reed Buntings of the winter were present in the garden this morning. Also 2 Blackcaps and a Jay. John Grearson