4 Goldcrests were heard during the visit, 5 Jays were seen, 2 Green Woodpeckers were heard, at least 13 Redwing noted, whilst by the wet woodland along the Len several calls from Siskin were heard, 2 Skylark and 1 Meadow Pipit was heard over the fields, and a Nuthatch called from an Oak in front of Mote House.
On the Lake there were at least 5 Mute Swans – one of which being a juvenile, 59 Canada Geese, a pair of Shoveler, and 2 Great Crested Grebes, there were also countless Mallards, Coots and Moorhens. The gull flock on the Lake consisted of at least 12 Common Gulls, lots of Back-headed Gulls, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, and 3 Herring Gulls. In addition to this, a Grey Heron fished on the Lake’s western edge.
Also of note was the resident tailless Grey Squirrel.
(Tailless) Grey Squirrel