Birds seen this morning included Whimbrel, Cuckoo, Yellow Wagtail, Little Ringed Plover, Grasshopper Warbler and Wheatear. PS.
This morning there were at least twelve Swifts over the reserve. Two Grasshopper Warblers were singing, near the railway bridge and near the Small Gravel Pit, and lots more warblers were singing. SC.
Late this morning a Red Kite flew over the Slurry Lagoon. There was a Cuckoo on the posts around the Deep Pit and two or three Swifts were seen in the afternoon and a Little Ringed Plover was on the Wader Scrape. PS.
Two mating Grass Snakes were seen this afternoon beside the Lower Path. TK.
A Hobby was also seen, hawking insects. RW.