Pintail

An unusual but regular winter visitor to the reservoir, in small numbers.

pintail pair, baz stevens 93

1927 - Shot during the year!

20/12/52 - Single male

20/12/53 - Single bird

30/01/58 - Single female

13/04/58 - Single male

27/12/61 - 4 birds

16/12/62 - Single male

12/01/64 - 6 birds

14/01/65 - Single pair. Pair present on 21/01

05/01/67 - 2 birds. Single bird on 12/01

08/01/70 - 2 males

31/12/70 - Single male

12/12/71 - 4 birds

23/12/72 - 5 birds

20/01/74 - 4 birds

24/02/84 - Maximum count of 6 birds. Record count to that date, since exceeded in 2003

??/10/84 - 1 or 2 recorded

17/02/85 - 6 birds

10/03/85 - Single male. Remained until 21/03

20/10/85 - 2 birds

1986 - 5 in 1st winter period

25/08/86 - Single bird

01/02/87 - Single female

10/12/88 - Single female

29/12/90 - Single female

06/12/91 - Single male

18/01/92 - Single male. Remained until 25/01

22/11/92 - Single female

05/10/95 - Single male

05/01/96 - Single male

28/12/96 - Single male

03/02/98 - Single male

14/11/98 - 5 birds. 2 males & 3 females

21/10/99 - Single female

27/01/00 - Pair

24/12/00 - Pair

04/10/01 - A single female stayed for 4 weeks

07/12/01 - A single male

05/11/03 - 8 birds - a record count

28/01/05 - A single male

02/01/07 - A single male

11/01/09 - 3 birds (HCS)