Date Details Sitename
Sunday 30 Apr

Chigborough Lakes , 06:15 to 07:15, No nightingale or turtle dove heard or seen
6 Cormorant (on nest at heronry), 1 Little Egret (on nest at heronry), 12 Grey Heron (on nest at heronry), 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 2 Cuckoo, 5 Lesser Whitethroat [Tony Kennelly]

Chigborough Lakes
Monday 17 Apr

Chigborough Lakes , 14:30 to 17:00, Sun/cloud
2 Shelduck, 1 Shoveler (Male on pochard lake.), 10 Tufted Duck (+), 3 Little Grebe (On main lake.), 4 Great Crested Grebe (+), 10 Cormorant (+, On nests.), 1 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron (+, On nests.), 2 Cuckoo (Seen multiple times flying around together.), 1 Kingfisher (Flew over main lake.), 1 Wren, 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only at car park.), 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Jay [Oliver Mann]

Chigborough Lakes
Wednesday 12 Apr

Chigborough Lakes , 13:15 to 16:00
3 Buzzard, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 15 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing males), 8 Blackcap (Singing males), 5 Chiffchaff (Singing males ), 1 Bullfinch [Steve Grimwade]

Chigborough Lakes
Tuesday 11 Apr

Chigborough Lakes , 10:00 to 14:00, Sunny, light breeze.
6 Mute Swan (4 Main Lake, 2 Pochard Lake.), 5 Mallard (Pair with 3 young, Pochard Lake.), 6 Great Crested Grebe (Pairs on Main, Pochard and Gadwall Lakes), 12 Cormorant (+. At least 6 occupied nests.), 6 Little Egret (+.), 10 Grey Heron (+. At least 5 occupied nest. 1 young present.), 1 Buzzard, 1 Cuckoo (Heard calling from Rook Hall area.), 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 14 Wren (Singing.), 15 Robin (Singing.), 5 Blackbird, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.), 8 Blackcap (Singing.), 12 Chiffchaff (10 singing.), 5 Long-tailed Tit, 8 Blue Tit (+.), 9 Great Tit (+.), 1 Jay, 3 Magpie, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch (Probably same pair as seen earlier at Slough House Farm.), 1 Small White (plus Orange Tip (inc. mating pair), Red Admiral, Peacock and Speckled Wood butterflies.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Friday 07 Apr

Chigborough Lakes , 15:45 to 16:50
4 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag Goose (Just off reserve.), 5 Canada Goose, 5 Mallard (+), 2 Pochard, 20 Tufted Duck (+, On gadwall/pochard lake diving males and females.), 4 Great Crested Grebe (2 on fishing lake and 2 on gadwall lake with nest.), 10 Cormorant (+, Seen on nests.), 10 Grey Heron (+, Seen on nests.), 1 Buzzard (Circling and landed in field.), 8 Coot, 1 Rock Dove / Feral Pigeon, 1 Wood Pigeon, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Swallow, 1 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Flew over car park and heard by gadwall lake.), 1 Blackcap (Male by car park.), 2 Chiffchaff (Singing by car park in tree.), 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Grass Snake, 1 Chinese Muntjac [Oliver Mann]

Chigborough Lakes
Wednesday 05 Apr

Chigborough Lakes , 10:10 to 15:50, Dry, warm NNW breeze, sun & cloud, max 18c.
10 Cormorant (circa, nesting & flyovers.), 4 Little Egret (nesting alongside Herons.), 12 Grey Heron (circa, many on nest with young.), 2 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker (seen, many heard.), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Heard drumming from car park.), 2 Swallow, 1 Wren, 6 Dunnock (pairs.), 10 Robin (circa, many more heard singing.), 1 Blackbird (male. Butterflies, Comma, Peacock & Small White.), 1 Cetti's Warbler (heard.), 2 Blackcap (pair in car park.), 8 Chiffchaff (seen, more heard all over reserve.), 1 Willow Warbler (Good views, preening on low scrub in car park.), 6 Long-tailed Tit (3 pair.), 1 Great Tit, 2 Jay, 2 Chaffinch (males.), 1 Goldfinch, 4 Bullfinch (pair in car park.), 1 Reed Bunting (male, car park. Brenda &) [David Hale]

Chigborough Lakes
Monday 03 Apr

Chigborough Lakes , 10:00 to 13:30, Clear sunny, cloud building from mid-day. Light but fresh S. wind.
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Pair.), 13 Wren (Singing.), 4 Dunnock (Two pairs.), 9 Robin (Singing.), 3 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.), 9 Blackcap (Including 8 singing males.), 1 Garden Warbler (Singing by car park. ), 14 Chiffchaff (Singing.), 5 Long-tailed Tit (Including one with nest material.), 5 Jay, 6 Magpie (Including two pairs.), 2 Greenfinch (Pair.), 1 Goldfinch, 5 Bullfinch (Two pairs and one male.), 1 Brimstone (Female. Also Small White, Orange Tip (male), Peacock and Speckled Wood.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Friday 17 Mar

Chigborough Lakes , 10:30 to 13:30, Overcast with sunny spells and fresh W wind.
1 Red Kite (Flying east to west over Reserve.), 1 Buzzard (Over field to north of Reserve.), 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard only.), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming.), 1 Song Thrush, 1 Bullfinch (Male by car park.) [Graham Barber]

Chigborough Lakes
Wednesday 15 Mar

Chigborough Lakes , 09:35 to 11:35, Sunny, warm and calm.
9 Mute Swan (Including pairs on Main Lake, Pochard Lake and Bean Mere.), 2 Greylag Goose (Pair on Pochard Lake.), 2 Canada Goose (Pair on Pochard Lake.), 5 Gadwall (Including pairs on Main Lake and Pochard Lake.), 10 Mallard, 10 Shoveler, 8 Pochard, 75 Tufted Duck, 1 Goldeneye (Male.), 3 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe (Pair nest building on Pochard Lake and pair on Gadwall Lake.), 30 Cormorant (+. At least 10 occupied nests.), 6 Grey Heron (With cormorants.), 1 Buzzard, 10 Moorhen, 49 Coot, 3 Green Woodpecker (1 seen, 2 heard only.), 13 Wren (Singing.), 4 Dunnock (Two pairs.), 21 Robin (Singing.), 8 Blackbird, 1 Cetti's Warbler (Possibly two. One seen, one heard only.), 9 Chiffchaff (8 singing.), 6 Long-tailed Tit (Three pairs.), 11 Blue Tit, 6 Great Tit, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Bullfinch (Pair.), 1 Brimstone (Male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes
Thursday 12 Jan

Chigborough Lakes 09:05 to 10:40, Dull
4 Bullfinch 8 Grey Heron (At nests) 40 Cormorant (circa, Behind heronry; can't see any nests) [Paul Gymer]

Chigborough Lakes