Vertebrate species in the Irish Vertebrate Red Data Book include whiskered bat, shoveler, pochard and brook lamprey.
In Winter, up to 2,000 wildfowl have been seen on the lake including the goldeneye, pochard, tufted duck and widgeon.
ow Pit the Long Eared Ow l was in its usual place, 127 Pochard and 64 Tufted Duck were on Long Pit.
A female red-crested pochard was still visible from Denge Marsh hide.
Scanning the lake produced, for the first time on the weekend, several species of duck including wigeon, pochard and ruddy duck.