1 Check fields and woodland for Redwing, Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, Sky Lark, Linnet and Green Woodpecker. Pheasant are common in the area while a hunting Barn Owl may be seen during a late winter’s afternoon.
2 The lake is favoured by dabbling ducks, with Teal and Wigeon reaching the low hundreds. Shoveler, Gadwall, Pintail, Tufted Duck and Pochard are also present with occasional visits by Goosander and Goldeneye. Greylag Geese join the Canada Geese flock with Cormorant also present. Passage waders may include Greenshank, Curlew, Green and Common Sandpipers, while Redshank and Lapwing have bred.
3 Damp woodland may bring Woodcock in late autumn/winter with Siskin and Lesser Redpoll and breeding Song Thrush and warblers during summer. Reedbeds hold Reed and Sedge Warblers in summer along with Reed Bunting and nesting Little and Great Crested Grebes and hunting Hobbies.