© Steve Marshall / Wild Future

Wildlife sightings at Stocker's Lake

November 2016

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

October 2016

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

September 2016

29th - Hobby hawking over lake

20th - 47 Wigeon, Goldeneye (male)

17th - Goldeneye (drake in eclipse), 2 Raven (over, heading south) Red-crested Pochard (drake in eclipse), Kingfisher, and on Stocker's Farm : Hobby

10th - 2 Wigeon, Goldeneye (male in eclipse), Kingfisher

8th - 2 Cetti's Warbler, 7 Little Egret, 2 Wigeon

3rd - Red-crested Pochard (female), Kingfisher, Goldeneye (male), 3 Little Egret

August 2016

25th - 7 Red-crested Pochard, Kingfisher, Cetti's Warbler, Goldeneye (male), 4 Little Egret

21st - Green Sandpiper, 6 Red-crested Pochard (4 male), 4 Wigeon, 3 Common Tern, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 4 Little Egret

17th - 4 Red Crested Pochard (2 males)

3rd - Kingfisher (male with food at nest site), Goldeneye (male), and at Stocker's Farm - Hobby

July 2016

24th - Egyptian Goose, and on Stocker's Farm - Little Owl

20th - 16 Common Tern (8 Adults + 8 juvs), 10 Little Egret, 2 Kingfisher (pair), Goldeneye (male)

16th - Goldeneye (male), Red-crested Pochard (male)

15th - 4 Kingfisher

9th - 4 Common Sandpiper, Hobby, Kingfisher, Goldeneye (male)