Four redhead smew, three great white egret and two black-necked grebe were to be found today at both Dennis’s hide and at ARC. Twenty-one curlew were on the fields near Boulderwall Farm. A bittern was seen in the morning at Hookers’s pits and two raven were in the Christmas dell area.
On this beautiful calm day there were ten pintail from Scott hide along with a black-necked grebe and three chiffchaff. Five redhead smew were on the far shore of Burrowes pit viewable from Dennis’s hide. A great white egret was also seen from Dennis’s hide. Other sightings on Burrowes pit included goldeneye, goosander, three avocet, a Caspian gull and a grey plover flying over. Just as it was getting dark a glossy ibis flew in to roost on Burrowes pit. At Denge Marsh a bittern was on show earlier in the day.