149 bird species were recorded on site in 2020. The joint second highest annual total, with 6 new species for site: Arctic Skua, Black-winged Stilt, Glossy Ibis, Little Bunting, Long-eared Owl & Marsh Tit.
The site list now stands at 200 species.
We recorded 19 species of wader on site in 2020, of the 30 species ever recorded on site. A couple of surprising omissions, but definitely a #waderfest autumn passage.
A record 23 species of Odonata (dragonflies & damselflies) were recorded on site in 2020, including 3 new for site: Downy Emerald, Lesser Emperor & Scarce Chaser.
Our Odonata list now stands at 26 species.
As recently as 2004, you would struggle to find a dragonfly on site!
161 new species of wildlife were recorded on site in 2020, taking our site pan-species list to 1,539.
Big thanks to Sean Foote & Abi Jacobs (67), and Dina Burford (57) for all their hard work in finding and identifying new species.