At least 5 Blackcaps were heard singing, 4 Goldcrests were heard, 3 Treecreepers were noted, at least 7 Whitethroats could be heard singing, a Garden Warbler sang from a old Field Maple in the Oak wood, 4 Chiff Chaff were heard, a Willow Warbler sang from some willow by the Pitch & Putt, a Great Spotted Woodpecker called from the western edge of the Oak wood, a Stock Dove called from an Oak in the Len Valley, and a Green Woodpecker ‘yaffled’ on Jenner’s Bank.
A total of 6 Reed Warblers were heard singing, and of note on the Lake were at least 6 Great Crested Grebes, 5 Mute Swans, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, and 2 Mediterranean Gulls. At least 21 Black-headed Gulls were also on the Lake, and a Grey Heron stood on the edge of the Causeway, not appearing to be spooked by the many dog-walkers going by.
Butterflies recorded were 4 Speckled Woods, 3 Painted Ladies, and 1 Holly Blue - which was lapping up nutrients along the track by the Weir. A male Banded Demoiselle was seen by the old carriage bridge along the River Len, and at least 11 Common Blue, 1 Blue-tailed, and 2 Azure Blue Damselflies were seen on the Lakes eastern edge.