7 Cygnets with Cob & Pen on Wrafton pond. On the scrape,  5 juv Canada Geese with 2 adults, which may have escaped from the reserve – the family there were gone today. Good numbers of a variety of small birds singing in the reserve. Also walked to the landing light gantry. One wader – an Oystercatcher. 3 Little Egrets, a pair of Shoveler on the new scrape beyond Sherpa. On the main river 3 families of Canada Geese: a pair with 2 well-grown young, a singleton with 2 medium size goslings and a pair with 3 small ones. 2 Swifts and a  few House Martins over the marshes. Sedge, Reed and Cetti’s Warblers all singing.