3- 9 degrees cloudy with some sunny spells and a cool northerly.
Anglers CP: A male REDSTART was in a Santingley field. A brood of 12 vs Mallard ducklings was seen. Curlew 1, Meadow Pipit 1 north and Yellow Wagtail 1 over. Shoveler 3m + 1f and 1m + 1f WRes., Wigeon 3m + 1f, Cormorant 7 and Water Rail 1,
Wintersett Res: A Red Kite flew over high, north at 15.40hrs. Common Sandpiper 1 + 1 ACP. Teal 2m + 2f and 1m + 1f ACP. Lesser Redpoll 1, Siskin 17, Lesser Whitethroat 1m east bank, Reed Warbler 1m in boathouse reeds. Cetti's Warbler 4m.
350 Sand Martin were in the area today.
Of interest: A male REDSTART was seen at Rabbit Ings on 13.04.16 (Paul Thorpe)