RUCKS. 3Greenfinch. 9Blackbirds. Robins. Magpie. Woodpigeon. Blue Tits , Gt.Tits. 2Jays . Nuthatch. (h) Bullfinch. Treecreeper. Chaffinch. C.Crow. Coal Tit. & Dunnock.
BIG LODGE. 3(m) & 5(f) Goosanders. being mobbed by App. 170 Blk.H.Gulls. every time they got a fish. 69 Mallard. 5Moorhen. 8Coot. 3Mute Swans & 2Juv. 1Gt.C.Grebe. and a Buzzard circling overhead.
TOP LODGE. Had a skimming of ice on it but no birds at all.
A skein of c250 PF Geese flew over heading south. A quick drive around Coppull Hall Lane, Jolly Tar Lane and Green Lane failed to find any on the ground. There were however large numbers of corvids in the fields.
A Kestrel was perched in a tree alongside Yarrow Valley Way. 2 Little Grebe, 18 Mallard, 5 Moorhen and a Coot were on Common Bank Lodge
Today, a new Mute Swan has arrived and was snoozing on Top Lodge away from the attentions of the resident family. 21 Canada Geese were on Big Lodge as well as the regulars.
The feeding station was busy with good numbers of Blue, Great, Coal and LT Tit, Nuthatch, Chaffinch, Robin and Blackbird.