Sorry for the brevity but been a busy day (and evening!).
A grey but productive day for those willing to be out in the gloom but the reserve looks brilliant at the moment.
RSPB Rainham Marshes: 7 Mute Swan, [Bar-headed Goose], 25 Shelduck, 135 Shoveler, 50 Gadwall, 40 Pintail, 54 Pochard, 8 Tufted Duck, 5 Water Rail, 1200 Lapwing, 7 Curlew, 185 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruff, 300 Dunlin,2x 2cy Yellow-legged Gull, Ad Caspian Gull, 2 Little Egret, 2m2f Marsh Harrier, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Barn Owl, Short-eared Owl, 4 Kestrel, Green Woodpecker, 31 Jackdaw, 67 Rook, 2 Chiffchaff, Firecrest, Goldcrest, Mistle Thrush 10 Redwing, 21 Fieldfare, 8 Stonechat, 4 Water Pipit, 4 Scandinavian Rock Pipit, 5 Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Skylark, Kingfisher, 8 Cetti’s Warbler
Lapwings by me!
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