Sunny spells this morning showers later c7c North light. This morning Grey Wagtail, Treecreeper, Linnet over, Cetti's Warbler singing, 15 Herring Gulls and Dabchick 1 singing male (Richard Laverack/CG)
This evening 13 Fieldfare and 10 Redwing came in to roost. Then the much anticipated Bittern arrived at 17.58hrs as the light was fading. A Tawny Owl called and a single Snipe left before a second Bittern arrived from the Habitat creation area of the marsh at 18.20hrs (Dave Standish/Dave Smith/Ian & Karen Pickard and guest birder Stu Green).
The first Smooth Newt and Cowslip of the year were found yesterday on the Western Meadow by the YWT staff.