Met Yvvone Raxworthy and Colin Rose in the car park prior to the reserve it was still cold,
we made our way to the Rotunda hide first observing the Phragmites reed bed from above.
way to the aptly named Teal hide were a few more obliged.
Moving on to the junction of the Paddock and Long Hedge the regular Common Buzzard
put in an all to brief appearance as it headed off to Lynsters gravel pit as did we.
Geese including 2 Egyptians.
calling in the Alders and feeding on the few thistles available.
farm field adjacent the reserve,we viewed two more hides noting Tufted and a single Great
Crested Grebe etc.
rewarding a Red Kite over the orchard gave impressive views.