Marsh Harrier- One of two today. Also Common Buzzard, 2-3 Sparrowhawk, Hobby and Kestrel.
Reed Warbler- a few more warblers about- Chiifys, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warbler. Also looks like an increase in tit numbers.
Whinchat- one of two on the mound. Also a Tree Pipit over, the odd Yellow Wagtail, 60+ Swift, 2 House Martin and 1 Swallow
Hybrid duck on the Southern Lake . Lots of waterfowl about today- 100+ Teal, 30+ Shoveler, 6 Gadwall, 6 Little Grebe, 15+ Cormorant and also 12 Green Sand and 3 Common Sandpiper. Still broods of Tufted Duck and Mallard around.
We did the haycut of the wildlflower meadow today. More on our meadows here: http://peteralfreybirdingnotebook.blogspot.co.uk/search?q=Meadows
and a bit of Willow control
Moths in the evenings at the moment are dominanted by Setaceous Hebrew Character, Square-spot Rustic, Pale Mottled Willow, Vine's Rustic, Large Yellow Underwing, Copper Underwing, Brimstone, Double-striped Pug, White-point and a few micros. Two Diamond-backed Moths yesterday evening. Jersey Tigers have dissappeared now.