Well I have finally taken my lens in for repair, I was much quicker than expected so decided to have a wander around Saltwells on my way home. Now even though this is only 3 miles from home, I have never ever been before.
I was really surprised by the diversity of habitats, amazing. Having said that I heard lots but saw hardly anything. Mind you I was short of time so couldn't linger as I had to get back for a meeting. Then I managed to get lost and totally lose my bearings. Of course then there was no one about to ask. Finally a gentlemen of advanced years came past and I asked him how to get back to where I had left the car. I think he thought I was a bit daft, but to me the place seemed vast with paths everywhere, but once he'd put me straight I was OK.
Anyway did I see anything:
On the reservoir:
Black Headed Gull, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Coot, Moorhen & Great Crested Grebe
In the Woods:
Robin, Dunnock, Blackbird, Magpie, Woodpigeon, Crow, Great Tit & Mallard (in the Clay Pit)
I did hear a Chiffchaff, plus a few others, but couldn't stop to look.