Teal: one still present.
Shoveler: 15 present.
Green Sandpiper: one was seen flying from the direction of the Wetland Pen at 9.20am. This was the parks 5th record and unfortunately by the time the news was reported the bird was long gone.
Common Sandpiper: one was on Heron Island, area 8 late morning.
Common Snipe: one was flushed from the Wetland Pen, when the search was on for the long gone Green Sandpiper.
Yellow Wagtail: one flew SW at 1.20pm.
Kingfisher: There have been several sighting around the lake and even along the canal, so it hard to say how many birds are present at the moment.
Common Whitethroat: 4 birds present.
Willow Warbler & Chiffchaff: not many present but Chiffchaffs outnumber Willows.
Spotted Fycatcher: one in area 39.
Not much to report apart from what is shown below.
This female Kestrel showed very well near the weekend car park on Upper Lodge Road
The window of opportunity to capture photos of is very small as they are normally between me and the sun. These photos sort of show a food pass between the adult male and a juvenile. Their pursuit of the adult is pointless and they soon empty taloned.