Male Goosander- one of two that circled 100 acre, the 3rd record for the year
Shovelers- feeding on some kind of 'bait ball'- maybe seeds?
Garden Tiger Caterpillars in the Bugry. Very large variation in growth rates!
A nice bit of weather today (the weather is set to turn cold next week). Highlight of the day was the Goosanders, also male Shelduck, 1 male Stonechat, 6 Snipe, 4 Green Sandpiper, 25 Lapwing, 4 Redpoll, 4 Redwing, 2 Fieldfare, 10+ Song Thrush, 30+ Chaffinch, 25 Goldfinch, 30 Linnet, 4 Mipit and 1 Skylark .