Other firsts included a singing Garden Warbler in the same patch of brambles by the ringing site as the Whitethroat, a singing Skylark above the top reservoir, a Common Sandpiper on the bottom reservoir and a Common or Smooth Newt on the path by the top reservoir.
A second singing Whitethroat was also found by the top reservoir and there were at least 6 singing Chiffchaffs and Willow Warblers and 1 singing Blackcap!
Whitethroat (top reservoir)
Out on the water there were a pair of Greylag Geese, a pair of Canada Geese and the hybrid bird, a Kingfisher and the first Coot, Moorhen and Great-crested Grebe nests of 2013.
Year List update:
122 - Common Sandpiper
123 - Pied Flycatcher