A couple of Hobby (possibly adult and juvenile?) were seen over Marsh Farm catching and eating hirundines on the wing and later over the Weaver Bend. Also a Little Egret on the river with a red-headed Goosander, 1000 Black-tailed Godwit and a solitary Golden Plover (singing!). Also Kingfisher on the reedy pool at Marsh Farm.
Observers: Tony Broome, Frank Duff
On and around the Weaver Bend and Estuary early afternoon: 30 Little Grebe, 3 Pintail, a Peregrine, 100 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Red-legged Partridge and a Grey Wagtail.
Observer: Alyn Chambers
No.6 tank still attracted ducks including this bird (pictured). We know what it is but do you have any thoughts? 230 Common Teal, 12 Tufted Duck, 3 Pintail and 3 Shoveler A Goldcrest, Lesser Whitethroat,
10 Blackcap and 10 Chiffchaff were also reported from the banks overlooking the tank.
Observers: Tony Broome (and images), WSM.