Swans

Millbrook Lake – reverting Millbrook lake to a freshwater ecosystem?

Millbrook Lake – reverting Millbrook lake to a freshwater ecosystem?

In the longer term it might be possible to revert the Lake to a freshwater ecosystem. This would require the reversal of the regular summer flushing practice and with a continuous inflow of freshwater the salinity of the water would quickly reduce. It would then be...

Wildlife guides – nesting and breeding habits

Wildlife guides – nesting and breeding habits

The Parish Council has received several emails regarding the protection of ducklings from the swans.  Comments have been made on social media and there has even been the suggestion raised of moving the swan to another location, such as a swan sanctuary.  Over the...

Ducks and swans in Millbrook Lake

Ducks and swans in Millbrook Lake

Millbrook Parish Council has received the following correspondence "As we are approaching the duck and swan breeding season, I am sure you are aware of a  number of incidents last year with the male swan attacking and killing baby ducks (especially those of the...