Saturday, 3 September 2016
Wilthorpe Marsh 3/9/16. Ewden 1/9/16.
Wilthorpe Marsh a.m., 500+ House Martins with the arrival of the rain with at least half of them on wires. Otherwise steady with 2 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 juv Water Rail, 1 GS Pecker. Ewden cabin + return 1/9/16. - Steady with most of the action over thorpes brow, ewden height with 1 cc Marsh Harrier, 4 C Buzzards, 2 Kestrels and 2 Ravens fighting it out. Good for Stonechat with the party of 5 possibly 6 on broomhead moor not far from the entrance gate. Quiet at the cabin with adult Peregrine, 3 Ravens and a moulting male Stonechat. Curlew 1 near holt farm.