This morning there were two Swifts with the hirundines feeding over the Slurry Lagoon and Deep Pit. Four Garden Warblers and five Willow Warblers were heard singing. PS.
In the late afternoon an Osprey flew over the Deep Pit, mobbed by at least twelve Common Terns. The Ecopark had one Wood Sandpiper, one Ringed Plover and a Dunlin. RW.
This morning there were two Shelduck on the Deep Pit. There are now seven Sand Martins by the railway bridge, and there were two Blackcaps, six Chiffchaffs and eight Cetti’s Warblers singing. DM.
Later on an Osprey was seen flying over the site JDn.
An Orange-tip was seen and four Little Ringed Plovers were on the Eco-park. RW.
At mid-day today an Osprey was seen flying along above the river. The Ruddy Shelduck was still to be seen on the Ecopark. RW.
This morning, at about 11.30, an Osprey flew north through the site. Some Bee Orchids are in flower and some Northern Marsh-orchids. PS.
This morning, during the Warbler Walk, an Osprey was seen low over the Slurry Lagoon and gravel pits. Nine species of warbler were listened to but there was no sign of the Grasshopper Warblers, and a Cuckoo was heard. PS.
This afternoon an Osprey paused over the Slurry Lagoon as if it was about to fish, but two Buzzards moved in and if flew higher and off to the north. RW.
This afternoon at about 13.30 an Osprey circled as it investigated the Slurry Lagoon. It then thought better of it and flew off to the north. RW.
This morning an Osprey was seen flying through the site, along the river, persued by gulls. IB. Ten Garden Warblers were heard singing. PS.
In the early afternoon the female Marsh Harrier returned to the site and dropped into a reed bed. A Hobby was seen and about 200 Swifts went through. RW.