With Station Road impassable, the access was from the cycle path. Huge numbers of birds on the marsh from M5 down to beyond Turf.

700+ Teal, 200+ Wigeon, 115+ Pintail, 12 Shoveler, 35+ Mallard, 3 Gadwall, a Tufted & a Little Grebe. Last two on the lagoon.

660+ Blackwit, 230+ Curlew, 130+ Lapwing, 105+ Redshank, 2 Ruff, single Knot & Dunlin.

700+ Starling (200 of which were on Powderham Corner, south of Turf). Between 500-1000 Black-headed Gull.

39 Mute Swan (4 on estuary), 250+ DB Brent Goose (most on estuary). 2-3 Kestrel, Imm Marsh Harrier, 26+ Little Egret, 13+ Cattle Egret, 5 Grey Heron.

On estuary at hide tide, 28 Barwit, 21 Avocet, 8+ Common Gull & a Great Crested Grebe.

Wheatear south of Turf, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 10+ Meadow Pipit, 90+ Linnet, 2 Stonechat, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1cy Peregrine, Reed Bunting amongst commoner birds.

Still one Migrant Hawker & a few Red Admirals.