Not a bad return for mid to late morning today. 9c and a cold >NW wind on the top didn't seem to put the birds off.
4 Common Snipe and 1 Lapwing on the mud
3 Tufted Duck
4 Canada Geese
6 B H Gull
2 L B B Gulls >W
2 flocks of thrushes through high >NE. 1st flock c30 Redwing and c8 Fieldfare and the second flock c45 Redwing and c25 Fieldfare
Highlight was a female Merlin chasing a small flock of Meadow Pipits that went high and she drew a blank on them!