Parked up at pit lane and wandered down to shipley lake then along the nutbrook trail to the lagoons were not much to see through the trees but two workmen on site. numbers of coots building on shipley lake over 70 birds present.
also spotted the following along the way,
Gadwall(2), house martin, wood pigeon, magpie, crow, green woodpecker, coot(70+), mute swan(7), great crested gebe, canada goose(2), moorhen, little grebe(one on shipley lake and one on the lagoons), robin,wren,long tailed tit, blue tit, kingfisher( on pauls arm and flew under the bridge onto shipley lake),blackbird, goldfinch, black headed gull(7), great tit, jackdaw, jay, mallard, great spotted woodpecker, and 3 speckled wood butterflies.
Next thursday i am aiming to visit rutland water for the day seats are free in the car if anybody would like to join me.