Overcast,still rather cold,NE.(1300-1430).
The most notable birds during my visit today were found along the river and on Abbey Mead lake.
River - 2 Gadwall,6Mallard,2 Shelduck,2 Cormorant,8 Teal,4 Lapwing,1 Kingfisher,2 Grey Heron and 3 Oystercatcher.
Abbey Mead Lake - 1 Bittern (NE corner),40 Shoveler,60 Gadwall,40 Pochard,1 Wigeon (drake)and 3 Smew (red-heads).
This morning I saw four Common Buzzards in the air together between Snodland and Birling.