Tuesday 16th March 2021 - 10:00 to 11:45We had not planned to visit the park today. But an early message from Vaughan Crequer alerted us to the arrival of a Swan.Thank you Vaughan for the tip. Not a rare bird by any means and hardly noticed by the other walkers. But it is a new addition to my patch list - so we went. Possibly the easiest tick of all time; we could see it on the lake all the way from the top of the meadow.The Mallards are paired up and looking very fine in their breeding plumage.The Coots are fighting furiously.The Great Crested Grebes are together at their nest site.The four juvenile Egyptian Geese are now as big as a mallard duck and their first adult feathers are showing through their down.The solitary Greylag Goose is still with the Canada Geese.We saw a Treecreeper a few days ago (13-03-21).A full list of birds seen is given in the Bird Table.