Birds at Blueberry Farm this morning included 2 Short-eared Owls and a fine female Merlin all in the southern-most field.
At Harrington Airfield later there were plenty of common birds present plus an adult female Peregrine and 2 Ravens.
At Pitsford Res there was a Water Pipit in the vicinity of the Maytrees Hide at about 11.15am. At the same time three adult Whooper Swans were espied in the Scaldwell Bay. The swans later moved in to the Walgrave Bay where they were still present at 2.15pm.
Unfortunately the Bonaparte's Gull wasn't picked out amongst the Black-headed Gulls at Boddington Res this afternoon. A couple of Kingfishers, 2 Grey Wagtails and singles of Brambling and redpoll sp were rather poor compensation.
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