Despite poor forecast the marsh was quite good today. Whimbrel on sowed field east of model airfield.
A Grey heron with a Tench skewered on its dagger bill.
Weaver Bend had Ringed Plover calling and No 6 tank had a couple of Little Ringed Plover. Hirundines were plentyful with Swallow and House Martin present. 30 Common Swift.
Peregrine on Lordship Marsh eating a fresh kill with Magpie and Carrion Crow pestering it enough for the poor beast to leave post-haste. Both male and female Marsh Harrier over No.4 tank.
2 male and a single female Whinchat on Lordship lane.
Large flock of Linnets on No.1 tank and several Whitethroat.
Observers: Paul Crawley (images), Frank Duff, WSM.
A walk from Spring Farm to the Weaver Bend produced 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Raven, 10 Common Whitethroat,10 Sedge Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff-all singing. Also a single Long-tailed Tit at Spring Farm, .
Observer: Brian Rimmer.