P106035147 species were observed during an observation period of 40 days. Water levels were high during the period especially the north pool.

A Little Grebe appeared on February 29th and was present into April. on the end pool but probably went as the water level dropped. Two Herons and a Cormorant were present on many occasions.

The Swans started nesting on February 29th and by May 8th had Seven cygnets. Other than Mallards the only other duck was a drake Tufted on January 21st.

Two pairs of Canada Geese attempted to get onto the pools but were seen off by the cob Swan. However one pair nested on the side of the channel.

A Water Rail was heard on three occasions during the winter. On March 11th a Buzzard flew east and a Peregine Falcon flew over on January 23rd. A Kingfisher was seen occasionally during the winter. There were plenty small birds in the shrubbery including up to 100 Redwing, 20 Greenfinch, 10 Goldfinch and a lone Redpoll.

A pair of Reed Buntings were around from January 15th Into April. A Blackcap singing on March 14th may have been a wintering bird. The first summer visitor Chiffchaff was on March 17th.