© Steve Marshall / Wild Future

Wildlife sightings at Stocker's Lake

December 2014

12th - Goosander (male), 7 Goldeneye (4 males + 3 females) + on Stocker's Farm, 2 Stonechat

9th - 6 Goldeneye (3 males + 3 females) + 3 Siskin. Also on Stocker's Farm : Little Owl + 2 Stonechat

8th - 7 Goldeneye (2 males + 5 females), Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail

3rd - Chiffchaff, 2 Red-crested Pochard, 35 Wigeon

November 2014

30th - 5 Goldeneye (3 male, 2 female), Goosander, 2 Wigeon (1 male, 1 female), 3 Red-crested Pochard and on Stocker's Farm : Little Owl + 2 Egyptian Goose

28th - 12 Goldeneye (4 male, 8 female)

19th - 7 Goldeneye (2 male, 5 female), Kingfisher, 2 Red Crested Pochard (males), Water Rail (heard) and on Stocker's Farm : 2 Stonechat (pair)

16th - Water Rail, 20 Siskin 

15th - 4 Goldeneye (3 male, 1 female), 8 Egyptian Geese

14th - 5 Goldeneye (2 male, 3 female) and on Stocker's Farm : 2 Stonechat (pair)

8th - 7 Goldeneye (2 male, 5 female)

6th - 4 Goldeneye (1 male, 3 female) and on Stocker's Farm : Stonechat, Little Owl, Raven (overhead)

1st - 3 Goldeneye (all female) from Causeway

October 2014

31st - Goldeneye, Water Rail, Kingfisher

30th - on Stocker's Farm - 2 Stonechat + 2 Siskin

14th - 60 Redwing

8th - Garganey preening in water at 4pm; 2 Stonechat (pair) - on Stocker's Farm between pumping station and farm 

3rd - Red Crested Pochard (2 pairs)

2nd - on Stocker's Farm : 2 Stonechat, Little Owl

September 2014

14th - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

9th - hobby

August 2014

31st - hobby

30th - kingfisher

29th - hobby + 5 Egyptian Geese

22nd - hobby

19th - 12 sand martin + 8 house martin

12th - hobby + kingfisher

3rd - hobby