Managed a couple of hours wander round Aldcliffe late afternoon (4pm - 6pm) after a weekend away...
Both the Ross's and barnacle geese still with approx. 800 pinkfeet plus 2 whooper swans & 2 little egret were on the marsh.
Pair tufted duck still on Freeman's Pools.
The gadwall pair remain by Darter Pool while the drake shoveler's still on Bank Pool.
2 black-tailed godwit continue to feed by the Wildfowlers' Pools.
A single water rail was on 'The Flood'.
Male wheatear (my first of the year) & 1 partridge were by Walled Meadow.
A fem wheatear was on the new banking by Frog Pond.
8 & 2 sand martin over (also my first here this spring).
Up to 6 chiffchaff singing in Freeman's Wood.