Common Buzzard: after reports of Buzzards on the move along the east coast and over the the Wetland Centre, I finally connected with one at 3.00pm as it drifted SW.
Peregrine: one soared high over the Zoo at 2.50pm.
Swift: three were over area 2 earl morning.
Yellow Wagtail: two singles flew over between 7.35am and 7.50am.
Grey Wagtail: one flew over.
Spotted Flycatcher: three were in the Lime tree’s bordering the Holford House site, area 40.
Common Whitethroat: six birds were seen in areas 31, 39 and 40.
Reed Warbler: two bird have been feeding in the flattened reed bed on the end of the island in area 34.
Blackcap: ten birds scattered around the key locations.
Willow Warbler: six birds present.
Chiffchaff: eight birds present
We cut the reeds back in the rail ditch, area 2, anticipating the arrival of the birds again.
Another Sparrowhawk terrorising the bird life
A scruffy Reed Warbler, undergoing his/hers moult