A visit to Matford Marsh via Riverside Country Park.

Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, 2 Sedge, 4 Reed Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and 4 Blackcap, most singing.

20+ House Martin, 10+ Sand Martin, 10+ Swift and 4 Swallow. Most feeding over Matford Marsh.

Green Woodpecker, 2 singing Reed Bunting, Little Grebe and Jay were the other birds of interest.

First Broad-bodied Chaser, 9+ Beautiful Demoiselle and a Hairy Dragonfly.

Finally the Mute Swan family just above The Double Locks has been reduced from 9 to 3 chicks. The view is that there are some large Pike in the canal.