28.07.19. Birdlog.

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A rather wet walk around No.6 tank this morning and emerging from the dampness were groups of Tufted Duck, Mallard and Common Shelduck which all had young on show. A Little Grebe mother and her new family were watched over by several Eurasian Teal.

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A flock of c400 Black-tailed Godwit were feeding in the shallows with c60 Redshank, c100 Dunlin, 2 Common Snipe and a single Common Sandpiper.The Dunlin rose to the air as a Kestrel passed overhead but soon settled down again.

Both Reed and Sedge Warbler were noted along Lordship Lane and several Chiffchaff were moving along the bank.

Observer and images: Paul Ralston.