© Steve Marshall / Wild Future

Wildlife sightings at Stocker's Lake

11th - Water Rail (near scrape hide), 14 Goldeneye (5 male), 2 Egyptian Goose

6th - Jack Snipe, 2 Water Rail

4th - 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Goldeneye (1 male), 2 Red-Crested Pochard (pair)

29th - Water Rail (river Colne side near blue portakabin)

26th - Water Rail (from scrape hide), Goosander, 7 Goldeneye (3 male), Kingfisher

19th - Goosander (male), Kingfisher, 15 Goldeneye (6 male, 9 female) and on Stocker's Farm - Little Owl

17th - Water Rail, Kingfisher, 13 Goldeneye (4 male, 9 female), 4 Egyptian Goose, 3 Red-crested Pochard (3 male) and on Stocker's Farm - Little Owl

12th - 19 Goldeneye (7 male), Yellow-Legged Gull, Egyptian Goose, Kingfisher

11th - Smew (redhead), 8 Goldeneye (4 male) 9 Egyptian Goose, 4 Red-crested Pochard (3 male)

6th - Smew (redhead), Peregrine (flying overhead), Goosander (male), 10 Goldeneye (4 male), Kingfisher

2nd - Water Rail (from Scrape Hide), 13 Goldeneye (7 male), 5 Red-Crested Pochard 

29th - Smew (redhead), Goosander (male), 17 Goldeneye (5 male), 4 Red-crested Pochard (all male), Barnacle Goose, 100+ Shoveler

26th - Smew (redhead), Goosander (male), 2 Egyptian GooseTeal, 7 Goldeneye (3 male), 5 Red-crested Pochard (3 male)

23rd - Smew (redhead), 11 Goldeneye (4 male), 5 Red-crested Pochard (3 male)

20th - Goosander (male), Smew (redhead), Great Black-backed Gull and at Stocker's Farm : Little Owl

15th - Smew (redhead), Kingfisher (pair), 9 Goldeneye (2 male), Great Black-backed Gull

14th - 2 Egyptian Goose

7th - Goosander (male), 6 Goldeneye (3 male),  16 Red-crested Pochard (11 male) and at Stocker's Farm : Little Owl

3rd - Smew (redhead), Kingfisher, 8 Goldeneye (3 male), 11 Red-Crested Pochard (9 male)

30th -  Smew (redhead), 8 Goldeneye (4 male), 10 Red-Crested Pochard (7 male), Kingfisher (fishing in river Colne) 

27th -  Smew (redhead), 4 Goldeneye (1 male, 3 female)

26th -  Smew (redhead), 5 Goosander (1 male, 4 female), 9 Goldeneye (2 male, 7 female) and on Stocker's Farm : Little Owl

23rd -  3 Goldeneye (2 male, 1 female), 4 Common Gull and on Stocker's Farm : Little Owl

21st - Goosander (male)

11th- Goosander (female),  2Goldeneye (both female)

7th - 8 Whooper Swan, 4 Water Rail, 2 Goldeneye (females), 100+ Wigeon, Cetti's Warbler

3rd- 100+ Wigeon, Cetti's Warbler and on Stocker's Farm : Little Owl

26th - Great White Egret, Egyptian Goose (female), 5 Red-crested Pochard (3 male), Cetti's Warbler, c 120 wigeon

25th - Barnacle Goose, Cetti's Warbler, 12 Red-crested Pochard (9 male),  80+ Wigeon

17th - Barnacle Goose

9th - 4 Bearded Tit 

1st - Kingfisher, Cetti's Warbler