5 Great Spotted Woodpeckers were noted, 6 Fieldfare were seen flying south, a flock of 18 Redwing were feeding in the area in front of Mote House, a flock of at least 35 Siskin were seen in the Alders along the River Len, 5 Nuthatch were noted – with 2 giving super views in the Alder Carr along the Len, 2 Goldcrests were noted, 3 Treecreeper were seen – with 2 showing really well by the Pond, 2 Kestrels were seen, and 3 Sparrowhawks were seen chasing, and calling to each other, in the wood by the flat bridge.
A Grey Wagtail was feeding at the Pond, 3 Little Grebes were noted along the Len, 3 Kingfishers were seen along the Len, 2 drake Teal was located between the 2 bridges along the Len, 2 Grey Herons were seen, and 2 Water Rail were heard calling by the Alder Carr.
At the feeding area on the Lake were 19 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swans, and the various Mallards and hybrid ducks. On the main area of the Lake were 4 Tuftie and 9 Pochards, and at the eastern stretch of the Lake were 2 Great Crested Grebes, and 3 Cormorants were perched on the island next to the Weir. The gull flock on the Lake produced at least 56 Black-headed Gulls and 13 Common Gulls.
(just swallowing a worm)
Also noted was a Weasel that showed brilliantly along the unnamed stream on the edge of the wet woodland at the bottom of Jenner’s Bank.
(my attempted shot)