Today, again the “Baillon’s crake reserve”.
Near the entrance, a Canada goose nesting. Sedge warbler and reed bunting singing.
Tufted ducks. A female mallard with ducklings.
Edible frog sound.
Near the windmill, three grey lag geese couples crossing the footpath with their goslings. On top of the windmill a great cormorant.
Coots with chicks.
A mute swan sitting on its nest.
A male common pochard swimming.
In the next canal, a great crested grebe and a male and a female gadwall.
On a southern lake mudflat, a little ringed plover.
Two lapwings mating.
A ring-necked parakeet flying and calling.
A coot drives away a moorhen.
A little grebe sound.
An oystercatcher on the grass near the footpath.
This is a garganey video.
A male shoveler. Cuckoo flowers.
On a muddy northern lake island, Egyptian geese in courtship mood.
A redshank. A male ruff.
My first common tern of this spring is back from migration.
Again, little ringed plover.
The jack snipe was still present. Others saw it, I didn’t.
Willow warbler and chiffchaff singing near the railway.
The black-tailed godwit group in the northern lake has dwindled to nine birds as migration continues.
A male garganey.
In the northern meadow, two shelducks and two hares.
Two redshanks: one in spring plumage, the other one still in winter plumage.
A barn swallow flying.
Close to the entrance/exit, a female common pochard swimming at about the same spot where I saw a male earlier.
Bird spring migration in Britain: here.