Shibdon's regular shoreline residents were host to a couple of Pochard. It was surprising how close I could get to them.
There were also a few Tufted Duck.
Out in the open water were two Shelduck, which were much more difficult to get near.
A walk along the boardwalk at the back of the pond revealed Water Rail, Cormorant, Long Tailed Tit, Bullfinch, Reed Bunting, and a Robin feeding on insects in a waterladen area.