Bewick’s swans, goldeneyes and smew are all still present in decent numbers. Two goosanders were seen on the ARC pit on 29th January. A black-necked grebe has been on Denge Marsh all week and a Slavonian grebe on New Excavations. There have been two or three bittern sightings daily. A woodcock and a firecrest were seen in Christmas Dell on 1st and another firecrest at the ARC site on 3rd.