Pheasant

A resident yet unusual sight at the reservoir. This species has bred. Single birds often in the area but under-reported.

15/08/63 - Maximum count of 6+ birds.

11/11/99 - Single male bird seen in the hide!

2011 - More visible than in recent years with up to 8 birds seen

2012 - Max 5. A single male flew across the width of the reservoir on 07/12

2013 - Max 5. A single female flew across the width of the reservoir on 06/12

2014 - One or two seen sporadically through the year.

2015 - Up to 3 seen during the year including one in the hide on 29/03

2016 - One or two seen on 12 occasions during the year