Calm, minus 2 degrees with ice on all water bodies.
Wintersett Res. 80%. Cold Hiendley Res. 98%. Anglers CP 50%.
The female Ring-necked Duck was spotted off the west bank by visitor John Fowler this morning.
A Kingfisher was new for the year.
A Cetti's Warbler was in the west bank marsh and one was singing on the north bank.
21 Great Crested Grebe + 7 Anglers CP. Gadwall 2 + 20 Anglers CP.
23 Whooper Swans with one Pink-footed Goose flew in at 11.20hrs, circled around the area, before landing on Cold Hiendley Res. at 11.30hrs.
7 more Whooper Swans with a Greylag Goose, flew over and joined the flock on Cold Hiendley Res..
All 30 flew off west at 14.15hrs.
As we walked back to the Dam Wall, Pete Smith heard a very welcome call.
It was an unringed Willow Tit on the west bank! Also new for the year and a very nice suprise.
Cormorant 10. Little Grebe 3. Teal 65. Wigeon 303. Leucistic Greylag Goose 1.
Ring-necked Duck female
Wintersett Res. 18.01.2022 Dave Dawson