Old Moor: The main news today was the return of an adult Mediterranean Gull to the Mere. It is sporting a metal ring and is thought to be the unpaired male which has been visiting since 2010. Also today: Bittern, Marsh Harrier, Peregrine, Goosander 20, Brambling.
Bolton Ings (Tip): Lesser Redpoll 70, 'Mealy Redpoll', Siskin 30.
At least one Two-barred Crossbill reported from Broomhead today.