7 Blackcap, 8 Chiff Chaff, and 5 Whitethroat were singing, a Goldcrest was observed collecting tiny spiders from between the needles of a Scots Pine, a Jay was seen in an Oak in the rough grassland, a Pheasant called from the area of rough grassland, a Spotted Flycatcher was spotted hunting insects from the top of an Oak, 2 Nuthatch were heard, and 3 Treecreeper could be heard singing in the Alder and Willow Carr along the River Len. The young of the following birds were also seen during my walk: Blackbirds, Mistle Thrushes, Jackdaws, Blue Tits, Robins, Chiff Chaffs, and Chaffinches.
Birds that were seen on the Lake were 34 Canada Geese including a pair with 5 Goslings, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Cormorants, and the countless Mallards, Moorhens, and Coots. There were 8 Black-headed Gulls present around the 'duck feeding area', a Herring Gull flew north, a Grey Heron stood on the fallen Beech that overhangs the Lake on its western edge, and 6 Reed Warblers were heard singing around the perimeter of the Lake.
A total of 24 Banded Demoiselles were noted,
...2 Commas, a Red Admiral, a few Small Whites, 1 Peacock, and 1 Small Blue butterfly were seen,
...the 3 Southern Marsh Orchids continue to look stunning,
Chicken of the Woods