An early morning visit. Duck numbers lower than would expect. 550+ Wigeon, 150+ Teal, 70+ Shoveler, 17 Pintail, 14 (12M, 2F) Tufted, 4F Pochard. The latter two on the lagoon. 600+ Brent Goose flew north & 3 Greylag on the marsh.

Waders included 650+ Lapwing, 350+ Golden Plover, 110+ Redshank, 40+ Dunlin, 40+ Curlew, 530+ Blackwit & single Barwit.

Otherwise 2 Marsh Harrier (3cy M, 2cy/3cy F), Raven, Stonechat F, Water Rail, Cetti’s Warbler were the best of the rest.

And two Green Sandpiper flew on Lidl Car Park, Alphington at 10am.