This morning there was at least one Cuckoo calling across the Slurry Lagoon. Later a Ruddy Shelduck and two Egyptian Geese flew across the Large Gravel Pit. Up to twelve Swifts were foraging over the Slurry Lagoon with two House Martins. PS.
Early on this morning a Cuckoo was calling from the Ash trees by the Slurry Lagoon. Mid-morning a Hobby was seen over the Deep Pit, flying to the east. PS.
This morning there were two cuckoos seen by the Small Gravel Pit. One was calling and the other was silent, so presumably was a female. Later a male was calling on the southern edge of the Slurry Lagoon and a silent Cuckoo was also present. These both then flew to the railway land where another male was calling. So there were at least three Cuckoos present and may have been five. There were also thirteen singing Garden Warblers and a Green Hairstreak was seen on the Causeway. PS.
This morning a flock of about twenty-five Swifts was feeding over the Slurry Lagoon. Over the Deep Pit there were about twenty Sand Martins, twenty-eight Swallows and four House Martins. There are now ten singing Garden Warblers. PS.
This morning two Cuckoos were calling from opposite sides of the Slurry Lagoon. There were seventeen singing Chiffchaffs, ten singing Willow Warblers, fourteen singing Blackcaps, four singing Garden Warblers, seven singing Lesser Whitethroats, twelve singing Whitethroats, thirteen singing Sedge Warblers and ten singing Reed Warblers. PS.
Two Little Ringed Plovers and a Green Sandpiper were seen on the flash across the river. A Common Tern was seen over the Deep Pit and a Little Gull was picking hatching flies from the water surface. A Garden Warbler was singing from bushes in the Deep Pit and a Yellow Wagtail flew upstream. PS.
This morning a Curlew was heard calling as it flew over the site. A Jay flew across the Slurry Lagoon and there was a singing Lesser Whitethroat. PS.
This morning at Netherfield there were seven singing Willow Warblers, three singing Whitethroats, four singing Sedge Warblers and two singing Reed Warblers. A Raven was seen being mobbed by two Carrion Crows close to the railway bridge. PS.
This morning a Ruddy Shelduck accompanied three Egyptian Geese as they flew over the site. The Jack Snipe was still on the Wader Scrape. PS.
This morning two Mediterranean Gulls flew into the Deep Pit to join the Black-headed Gulls. They displayed to each other briefly before continuing their journey north. A Jack Snipe was seen on the Wader Scrape. There were forty-two Shoveler on the Slurry Lagoon. PS.