Good walk through Freeman’s Wood this morning and saw plenty of Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Blackcap though no Willow Warblers, it was the same last year, low numbers. Also, Chaffinch feeding young, Greenfinch, a stunning male Linnet, Jay and along with all the flowers all adding up to a brightly coloured summer scene.
Freeman’s Pool saw 2 Little Ringed Plover, Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck and Little Grebes. Swifts, Swallows and House Martins all present. In the field saw 2 Grey Partridge. Saw numerous Blackbird, Wren, Robin and Tits all with fledglings as I made my way to the river, tide was almost in, and began WeBS survey to weir. On the river at Marsh Point were 7 Lapwing, 3 Grey Heron and 4 Oystercatcher.