An evening with the marsh to watch birds until dusk all to myself.
34 Cormorant, 100 Common Shelduck, 67 Common Teal, 16 Common Pochard, 7 Tufted Duck, 12 Gadwall, 30 Mallard. A pair of Ruddy Duck were at a location nearby.
Roosting waders included 17 Curlew, 11 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Little and 12 Common Ringed Plover
The male Marsh Harrier came through being a mere shadow of its former pristine self from earlier in the summer.
Other sightings included a Yellow Wagtail flying over.
Observer and image: WSM.