Just a quick post as it getting late.

The reserve is lovely and wet and is still covered in duck, geese, lapwings and snipe with a supporting cast of at least six Marsh Harriers, Buzzards, Peregrine and Short-eared Owls...

Have a good weekend!

Friday 11th January 2019

RSPB Rainham Marshes:- 37 Pintail, m Merlin, 3 Marsh Harrier, 2 Buzzard, Kestrel, Water Rail, 36 Avocet, 12 Curlew, 150 Black-Tailed Godwit, 293 Dunlin, 26 Snipe, Barn Owl, Kestrel, Merlin, Cetti's Warbler, Siskin, m Blackcap, 3 Fieldfare, 11 Redwing, Song Thrush, 6 Stonechat, 6 Meadow Pipit, 4 Water Pipit, Rock Pipit, Pied Wagtail, 5 Reed Bunting.

And a lovely Wigeon by Pete Woods