Thursday 20th April 2017

A breezy day with showers, Sparrowhawk, Marsh Harrier and Buzzard were out over the grazing marshes, a Cetti's Warbler, 5 Chiffchaffs, a Willow Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 4 Whitethroats and 8 SedgeWarblers were singing around the reserve.

Another two female Emperors hatched during the afternoon and a single Muslin was in the moth trap.

A female Mallard led her ducklings from the pines to the Broadwater during the afternoon.