Date Details Sitename
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
Saturday 20 Jul

Chigborough Lakes 11:15 to 12:15, Sunny and hot
1 Cattle Egret (adult.) 6 Little Egret 8 Cormorant [Sean Nixon]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 18 Jul

Chigborough Lakes 08:00 to 09:00, Overcast
1 Hobby (One over the main lake) 4 Little Egret [Antony Braun]

Chigborough Lakes
Saturday 13 Jul

Chigborough Lakes 12:30 to 13:30, Overcast and warm
4 Cattle Egret [Paul Chamberlain]

Chigborough Lakes 13:30 to 15:45,
3 Cattle Egret (Young in and around nest) 1 Kingfisher (Flew across Pochard Lake) 1 Green Woodpecker 4 Chiffchaff 3 Great Crested Grebe (Adult with two young) 4 Little Grebe [Thomas Gilbert]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 11 Jul

Chigborough Lakes 09:25 to 11:00, And 12:25 to 13:20. Busy! Sightings with Graham Barber. Two terrapin seen on Gadwall Lake.
6 Mute Swan (Three pair. One Teal Pond, seven young. One Bean Mere, three young. One Pochard Lake, three (previously four) young.) 1 Pochard (Female with three young, Main Lake.) 1 Tufted Duck (Female with nine young, Pochard Lake.) 1 Cattle Egret (Adult, breeding plumage, in heronry but some distance from nest with young.) 2 Buzzard (Spiralling together north of reserve.) 2 Kingfisher (Gadwall Lake. Seen at same time. Two terrapin now present.) 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Bullfinch (Female.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes 17:15 to 18:15, Very warm and sunny
2 Cattle Egret (Adults plus at least 2 fledgling) 1 Common Tern 4 Little Egret (At least) [Brian Bolton]

Chigborough Lakes
Wednesday 10 Jul

Chigborough Lakes 12:30 to 15:15, Dry, overcast, humid, calm. Max 28c. Sightings with Brenda.
5 Cattle Egret (Adult with 4 large young on nest, tree's at back of Main lake. 2 proof photo's provided.) 2 Kingfisher (Probable pair on Gadwall Lake. Male showing off his fishing skills.) 6 Chiffchaff (1 seen, 5 more heard.) 4 Reed Warbler (Large dark coloured Turtle / Terrapin on Gadwall lake.) 4 Mute Swan (Pair with 2 Cygnets on fishing lake.) 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard only. Many Butterflies on the wing.) 1 Common Tern (Fishing lake.) [David Hale]

Chigborough Lakes