Numbers of BHG’s on the rise on the Taw and two flocks of Canada Geese numbering about 150 in total. Also a pair of Shelduck with 8 quite large ducklings, a single Curlew at Penhill along with a Common Sandpiper and 2 Redshank flying upriver. Passerine wise; a Goldcrest feeding a fledgling & numerous Blackcap 

hunting for insects among the trees by the lime kiln. A few Chiff-chaff still singing as well as one Whitethroat and a Skylark above Penhill Point.