Saw Reed Bunting and plenty of Swift and House Martins flying about Freeman’s, along with 2 Little Ringed Plover, Little Grebe, Tufted Duck, Gadwall and Shelduck. On the track were 2 Grey Partridge and numerous Whitethroats along with a handful of House Sparrows. Greenfinch, Chaffinch and Goldfinch all present. A Greenshank on the Wildfowlers’ Pool was a pleasant surprise, along with a Teal, Coot and Moorhen.. Up to a dozen Lapwing still attempting to nest on the maize fields, the crop is growing inches daily! On the river saw 1 male Eider.