08.30 - 10.30, rain 09.45. Things improving bird wise down the old parish the highlight today being 2 Wood Sandpiper on the Flood, all be it brief, they flew heading NW. Also double figures of Common Sandpiper on and around gull bank, a med gull also seen. A Kestrel was heard and a Whimbrel also. 2 Ravens were hanging about the Wildfowlers’ Pools and a Snipe was also showing well. Swifts, Swallows and House Martins present. A flock of 120 Starling. Lapwing and Black-headed Gull numbers increasing. 1 Little Egret on the marsh.