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Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Common Gull - Larus canus
Hare - Lepus europaeus
This photo was taken by John, as he watched a pair of Hares feeding on the middle moor. Thi swas also the photo that we used as the front cover of the 2018 calendar.
Palmate Newt - Lissotriton helveticus
Smooth Newt - Lissotriton vulgaris
Grasshopper Warbler - Locustella naevia
Common Crossbill - Loxia curvirostra
Parrot Crossbill - Loxia pytyopsittacus
Otter - Lutra lutra
An Otter and her youngster have been seen below the weir at the lake.
Jack Snipe - Lymnocryptes minimus
Badger - Meles meles
Goosander - Mergus merganser
Field Vole - Microtus agrestis
Red Kite - Milvus milvus
Pied Wagtail - Motacilla alba
Grey Wagtail - Motacilla cinerea
Grey Wagtails can be seen searchinig for insects at the lake and cascading ponds. They have usually left the reserve by autumn.