A good selection of birds today with a few new birds in . A marsh harrier over no 3 reservoir . 2 redstarts and a couple of spotted flycatchers were showing well in the ranch with a chiffchaff, whitethroat and a reed bunting. 4 snipe flushed from here and 2 ravens on the pylons. 14 mistle thrushes, 1 wheatear, 1 blackcap and 3 pochard also. The red breasted goose was with 60 barnacles on no3.