Hall Marsh Scrape, Lea Valley 17:00 to 18:15, Fine initially but clouding over and turning to rain and sleet. Breezy, 1 Hunting Red Fox and at least 4 Chinese Muntjac.
1 Little Egret (Interesting to see it mobbing a Red Fox) 2 Buzzard (Displaying East of the River Lee) 2 Red Kite (Maybe 3. A single seen and then a pair) 3 Pheasant (1 Dark male and 2 females) 2 Snipe (Flushed by a Red Fox when trying to kill a Canada Goose) 24 Canada Goose (1 Being caught from behind by a Red Fox but eventually getting free) 1 Cetti's Warbler (1 singing at dusk along the stream that Splits the marsh from Friday Lake. Not seen.) 2 Dunnock (2 singers) 2 Blackbird 3 Blue Tit 12 Carrion Crow (Around the area, but also mobbing the Red Fox as it faught with a Canada Goose) 2 Cormorant (2 Flying over.) 6 Coot 20 Gadwall 2 Great Tit 5 Greylag Goose (Pair resting on the marsh. Joined by 3 more birds at dusk.) 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 5 Herring Gull (Flying over) 2 Long-tailed Tit 4 Little Grebe (at least) 3 Mallard 2 Mute Swan 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Flying overhead) 1 Robin 12 Shoveler 14 Teal 4 Wood Pigeon 2 Wren [Charles Farrell]