Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:50 to 15:50, Dry, sun & cloud, stiff constant NW breeze, 10c. Sightings with Brenda from first two hides.
1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult male, on distant post from first hide.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, first hide.) 3 Buzzard (First hide.) 1 Kestrel 50 Dunlin (Plus, first hide.) 1000 Golden Plover (Circa. Large numbers from both hides.) 1000 Lapwing (Plus. Large numbers from both hides.) 2 Snipe (First hide.) 9 Black-tailed Godwit (First hide.) 500 Starling (Plus. With Lapwing & Plover.) 51 Shoveler (Plus. First hide.) 12 Pintail (6 pair, first hide. ) 500 Wood Pigeon (Plus. Large crop feeding flock.) 5 Fieldfare 35 Shelduck 5 Wigeon 100 Canada Goose (Plus.) 6 Skylark 1 Ruff 1 Grey Heron [David Hale]