Date Details Sitename
Thursday 12 Sep

Chigborough Lakes 08:45 to 10:05, And 11:30 to 12:05. Sunny, warm, strengthening SW wind. With Graham Barber.
30 Gadwall (circa.) 1 Wigeon (Pochard Lake.) 9 Grey Heron 1 Great White Egret (Main Lake. At foot of heronry with Little Egrets. (Large egret with yellow bill).) 22 Little Egret (Seven Main Lake, fifteen Pochard Lake.) 8 Cormorant (Pochard Lake.) 1 Kingfisher (Gadwall Lake.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Swallow 6 House Martin 3 Chiffchaff (Singing. Many others contact calling.) 1 Small Copper (Comma also seen.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 29 Aug

Chigborough Lakes 08:55 to 10:40, And 12:05 to 13:00. Sunny, SW breeze, hot by end of visit. With Graham Barber.
20 Little Egret (All Pochard Lake.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Buzzard (Juvenile.) 1 Kingfisher (Gadwall Lake.) 2 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 4 Swallow (Plus circa 20 on wires, Rook Hall Farm.) 2 House Martin 3 Willow Warbler 1 Reed Warbler 1 Redstart (Female. On edge of sheep meadow.) 1 Bullfinch (At least.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Monday 19 Aug

Chigborough Lakes 09:05 to 11:15, Sunny, some cloud, moderate SW wind.
14 Mute Swan (Two pair with seven and three well grown young still present.) 9 Little Grebe (Inc. one young.) 2 Cattle Egret (Roosting with G. Heron and Cormorant in fallen tree, Pochard Lake. (Yellow bill, greenish legs). Seen around 10:00.) 10 Grey Heron 14 Cormorant 15 Moorhen (+.) 2 Kingfisher (Gadwall Lake.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 4 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 10 Long-tailed Tit (+.) 4 Willow Warbler (Some brief song.) 14 Chiffchaff 5 Blackcap 2 Whitethroat [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Friday 16 Aug

Chigborough Lakes 09:35 to 11:35, Overcast, moderate SW wind.
8 Grey Heron 8 Little Egret 21 Cormorant 2 Sparrowhawk (Males, up together.) 17 Moorhen 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Hobby (Perched by Gadwall Lake.) 1 Willow Warbler 9 Chiffchaff 6 Blackcap 2 Song Thrush 2 Bullfinch (Pair.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 15 Aug

Chigborough Lakes 08:40 to 10:50, And 13:15 to 14:00. Overcast, becoming brighter, fresh W. wind. With Graham Barber.
3 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 1 Willow Warbler (Possibly two. Brief song heard.) 11 Chiffchaff 7 Blackcap 2 Whitethroat [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Tuesday 13 Aug

Chigborough Lakes 09:10 to 11:15, Sunny, warm, light to fresh W. wind.
10 Little Grebe (Inc. two young.) 3 Great Crested Grebe (Inc. one juvenile.) 3 Grey Heron 16 Little Egret (Nine Pochard Lake, seven Main Lake.) 25 Cormorant 1 Buzzard (Heard only.) 16 Moorhen 3 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 11 Chiffchaff 5 Blackcap 1 Bullfinch (Male.) 1 Greenfinch [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 08 Aug

Chigborough Lakes 09:00 to 11:30, And 13:05 to 14:15. Sunny, becoming hot, variable SW breeze. With Graham Barber.
5 Little Grebe (Pochard Lake.) 1 Kingfisher (Gadwall Lake.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker (+.) 8 House Martin 3 Willow Warbler (+.) 1 Garden Warbler 2 Treecreeper 1 Song Thrush 1 Brimstone (Male.) 3 Purple Hairstreak (Thanks to Terry.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 01 Aug

Chigborough Lakes 09:50 to 11:45, And 13:30 to 14:10. With Graham Barber.
2 Little Grebe (Pair with three young, Main Lake.) 15 Little Egret 1 Buzzard 2 Kingfisher (Gadwall Lake.) 1 Green Woodpecker (+.) 1 Kestrel (Male.) 1 Greenfinch [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Monday 29 Jul

Chigborough Lakes 09:00 to 11:10,
100 Mallard (+. 60+ Pochard Lake.) 1 Tufted Duck (Female with 23 recent young, Pochard Lake.) 12 Little Grebe (Inc. pair with three young, Main Lake.) 2 Cattle Egret (Heronry. Description as per 26/7.) 12 Grey Heron (Eleven on fallen willow, Pochard lake.) 9 Little Egret (Eight in heronry.) 17 Cormorant (13 in heronry.) 1 Buzzard 4 Common Tern 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel (Male.) 1 Bullfinch [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Friday 26 Jul

Chigborough Lakes 09:05 to 10:55, Clear sky, temp. rising, light W wind.
1 Tufted Duck (Female with 24 circa recent young, Pochard Lake. Had recently seen 12 apparently unattended young at same location.) 1 Cattle Egret (Heronry. Adult, non-breeding plumage, yellow beak and crown, green/yellow legs, no colour to back.) 8 Little Egret (Four heronry, four Pochard Lake.) 1 Green Woodpecker (+. Three separate sightings.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes