Spent this afternoon at Venus pool (again!). The elusive Bittern was not sighted and we couldn’t find the water rail. Our bird list for the last two days at Venus was (sorry for not having all the bird numbers because there are to many bird flying around it’s hard to count them)…..
1 Nuthatch, 1 Tree Creeper, 2 Brambling,2 GS Woodpecker, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Blue Tit, Great Tit, LT Tit, Marsh Tit, Coal Tit, Dunnock, Tree Sparrow, Robin, Black Bird, Wood Pigeon,Carrion Crow, Coot, Moorhen, Song Thrush, Mallard, 2 Buzzard, Shoveler, 50+ Lapwing, 12 Mute Swan, Oyster Catcher, Canada Geese , 2 GC Grebe, Curlew, Greylag Goose, Teal. and some unexpected visitors a Squirrel, a Stoat and 4 Rabbits.