Unstead: SWT award

Unstead Wetlands (David Hodson)

On 3 August 2023, Surrey Wildlife Trust hosted a Community Celebratory Evening and announced the winners of the Community Champion Awards. These awards celebrate the individual and collective actions being taken for nature by Surrey community groups. The event saw representatives from 35 different community groups come together, all with a common collective goal: to support nature’s recovery in Surrey.

The Rising Star Award was presented to Unstead Nature Community Group which manages Unstead Wetland Nature Reserve (formerly known as Unstead Sewage Farm): a 25.7 acre (10.4 hectare) site located in the River Wey valley, near Peasmarsh, south of Guildford. … Read more

November 2023

Thursday 30th

Beddington Farmlands: 2 Golden Plovers over the mound; also 2 Water Pipits, drake and female Shelduck and 2 Green Sandpipers (M Keenan/Z Pannifer).

Buckland Park Lake: 17 Bramblings over (W Attridge).

London Wetland Centre: Bittern on Main Lake (A Salmon).

Thorpe Park: drake Red-crested Pochard on Manor Lake (J Snell).

Westcott: 2 Goosander at Logmore Place (J Clarke).

Wednesday 29th

Mealy Redpoll, Banstead Woods (I Ward).
Mealy Redpoll, Banstead Woods (I Ward).

Banstead Woods: Mealy Redpoll with Lesser Redpolls south-west of Harholt Plantation (I Ward).

Crooksbury Common: Crossbill (J Gates).

Cutt Mill Ponds: 6 Goosander (J … Read more