The Avenue Washlands sightings report by Brian Cuttell

A Little Egret was a nice surprise on the Duck Marsh pond

A Little Egret was a nice surprise on the Duck Marsh pond today (Sun 9th). Also noted on the reserve were 3 Gadwall, 8 Teal, 2 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 20 Snipe, 8 Black-Headed Gull (landed), 12 Woodpigeon, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Redwing, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Rook (flying over), 3 Goldfinch & 1 Bullfinch. Noted on the feeders in the triangle were 1 Coal Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 3 Chaffinch, 3 Greenfinch 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Reed Bunting & 1 Grey Squirrel.