Sightings for today;
Castle Lake - 3 Shelduck, 10 Shoveler, 4 Pochard, 2f Goldeneye, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Egret (with a third on the A1 flashes), Lapwing displaying, 1 Ruff, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Pied Wagtail & 2 Tree Sparrow.
Near the old sluice gate were a Chiffchaff (beating my earliest record by 3 days), 1 Goldcrest and 2 Treecreeper.
Low Hardwick - 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1 Water Rail out in the open near the moto-x pool, 40 Curlew, Meadow Pipit displaying, 10 Fieldfare, 1 Chiffchaff heard only, 1 Willow Tit & Reed Bunting singing.
Alan's Pool - 55 Canada Geese.