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Wildlife sightings at Stocker's Lake

25th - Red-crested Pochard

14th - Common Tern

5th (Warbler Walk) - Cetti's Warbler, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Whitethroat all seen or heard

24th - Kingfisher, Little Egret , 2 Chiffchaff 2 Cetti's Warbler (one by the river and another along the causeway), 12 Blackcap (singing males), Red-crested Pochard (male), 5 Swallow, 5 Common Tern

16th - Oystercatcher, Sedge Warbler, 9 Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler

12th - Goldeneye (female), 15 House Martin, 14 Little Egret, 11 Sand Martin

10th - Mediterranean Gull, 3 Willow Warbler (3 singing males), Sedge Warbler (singing at Bury Lake end)
3rd - Oystercatcher, Cetti's Warbler (calling)
1st - On Stocker's Farm - 2 Wheatear (females)

27th - Mediterranean Gull, 5 Goldeneye (1 male)

25th - 2 Kingfisher, 5 Goldeneye (1 male)

23rd - Mediterranean Gull, 2 Oystercatcher, Kingfisher, 7 Goldeneye (1 male)

19th - Water Rail, 7 Goldeneye (2 male), 5 Chiffchaff, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Kingfisher

17th - 2 Goosander, Mediterranean Gull, 2 Cetti's Warbler

16th - 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Egyptian Goose, 7 Goldeneye (2 male), 2 Grey Wagtail (pair along canal), Chiffchaff (singing)

7th - 11 Goldeneye (4 male), Oystercatcher 

6th - 5 Goldeneye, 2 Oystercatcher, Chiffchaff

4th - 2 Kingfisher (along Colne river), Blackcap

1st - 2 Grey Wagtail (along river Colne by bridge to Inns lake), 2 Egyptian Goose, 12 Goldeneye (4 male), Cetti's Warbler (seen & heard on Causeway)

21st - Kingfisher, 11 Goldeneye (3 male)

19th - Oystercatcher, 12 Goldeneye (4 male)

14th - Oystercatcher, 21 Goldeneye (7 male)

12th - Peregrine, Kingfisher, 13 Goldeneye (5 male), Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Red-crested Pochard (2 male)

7th - Peregrine, 8 Goldeneye (2 male)

3rd - Water Rail (heard), Kingfisher, 12 Goldeneye, Cetti's Warbler (heard), circa 8 Siskin, 30+ Redwing

2nd - 5 Goldeneye (2 male)

31st - 6 Goldeneye (4 male)

30th - Grey Wagtail (foraging in river), Goldeneye (male) 

28th - Woodcock (in flight), Smew (male)

24th - Water Rail, Kingfisher

23rd - Smew (male)

19th - 9 Goldeneye (4 male)

14th - Kingfisher, 2 Goldeneye (1 male)

10th - White Stork, 10 Goldeneye (4 male)

8th - Goosander (female), 2 Water Rail, 9 Goldeneye (5 male), 30 Wigeon

6th - Kingfisher

1st - Goosander (male), 2 Goldeneye (1 male) and at Stocker's Farm : 2 Raven