A morning hide tide visit, including from Turf Hotel. Only one Marsh Harrier (2cy F/Ad F). 350+ Wigeon, 350+ Teal, 26 Shoveler, 15 Pintail on marsh. 3 Tufted & F Pochard on lagoon.

From Turf 380 Avocet, 150+ Curlew (with 50+ on marsh), 420+ Lapwing (with 30+ more on marsh), between 800-1200 Golden Plover, 75 Knot, 28 Barwit & 8+ Grey Plover. Also 100+ Common Gull, numbers significantly up from last visit. Good numbers of Dunlin, Redshank & Blackwit but no detailed counts. Also 1+ Great Crested Grebe.

Otherwise Raven, Water Rail, 10+ Fieldfare, 40+ Redwing, 15+ Blackbird, 1 Snipe, 3+ Cetti’s Warbler.