Main sighting: Brent Goose / Dartford Warbler
En-route to hide 1 – green woodpecker, collard doves, woodpigeons, robin, moorhen, herring gulls, blue tots, blackbirds, long tailed tits, wren, magpies, crows, light-phase buzzard, mistle thrush, male pheasant, 2 fieldfares and 1 little egret. Hide 1 – 7 shelduck, another good count of 612 lapwing, 45 greylags, 23 wigeon, 63 teal, 45 redshanks with a spotted redshank mixed in, 1st-year male marsh and 2 adult females, 15 shoveler and Canada geese. Hide 2 – female Dartford warbler flitting amongst the three large bramble bushes with a pair of stonechats, 2 wrens, 1 cettis and 1 chiffchaff. Also from here 5 gadwall, mallards, curlew, pied wagtail, heron, cormorant, male sparrowhawk and a dark-bellied brent goose that landed and preened for about 10 minutes. En-route back to hide 1 – pair of goldcrests and 4 reed buntings along the hedge line.