10th December

European Wigeon: the female that was seen on the 8th was feeding in the rail ditch, area 2 at 7.45am.

Shoveler: 55 on the lake.

Gadwall: 24 on the lake.

Red crested Pochard: 88 on the lake.

Mandarin: 82 on rearing pond at 7.30am.

Carolina: a very nervy drake was on the main lake at 8.05am. It kept well away from the nearest footpaths, also keeping its distance from other birds.

Water Rail: Showed well between 7.30am and 8.00am.

Tawny Owl: one was calling from trees in area 1 at 6.10am.