Cold Hiendley Field: 500 Skylarks, including one pale bird, were seen today, along with 45 Yellowhammers and 30 Reed Buntings.
Wintersett Res: 12 Grey partridge were in the area. A Cetti's Warbler was on the north west bank and a singing male Cetti's was in the west bank marsh. 2 Willow Tit were in the south east corner. 490 Pink-footed Geese flew west in three skeins - 220 at 10.35hrs, 90 at 11.15hrs and 180 at 11.18hrs. Shoveler 8, Teal 6.
Anglers CP: A Ring-necked Parakeet flew over south east at 09.24hrs. Dunlin 1. A Barn Owl was seen at 15.40hrs. A Water Rail was seen on the shallows and another was on the east bank WRes..
Gull Roosts: The adult Caspian Gull with the black-tipped bill was on Anglers CP at 15.40hrs.
Totals: Great Black-backed Gull 200 - 100 ACP + 100 WRes
Herring Gull 1600 - 500 ACP + 1100 WRes
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4 - 2 ACP + 2 WRes
Steve Denny was befriended by a ferret when watching the WRes Roost from the concrete chamber.