Sunny but not as mild first thing.(0830-1000)
The main interest this morning was found in the area of the river,which was low.Teal 50,Mallard 10,Teal 40+,Grey Heron 4,Redshank 1,Green Sandpiper 1,Lapwing 6 and Wigeon 1(drake).
Across the river,looking from the Bucket wood,I saw a Marsh Harrier for the second time this month quartering the large reed bed (Burham marsh).
On the southern edge of the west scrub feeding on Willow Herb 2 Lesser Redpolls were seen.Fifty Redwing remain in the east scrub and a Kingfisher was seen along the Mill stream.