A brief visit produced the usual selection of duck on No 6 tank including: 30 Wigeon, 120 Mallard, 300 Common Teal, 3 pairs of Pintail, 30 Shoveler, 22 Pochard and 34 Tufted Duck. Also 11 Redshank kept a low profile hiding under the banks.
Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Kestrel and an adult Peregrine (overhead) were present on the marsh.
Ravens continue to loiter around the north banks of No 5 tank.
A Brown-lipped Snail on the road by the motorway bridge to Marsh Lane,
Observers: Sparky, WSM.