A rather damp visit to Cholsey Marsh this morning.
However a Cuckoo seen to fly from the marsh across the river, not calling this morning while I was there but heard by a dog walker earlier.
Song was a little subdued on the marsh but good numbers of Sedge Warbler present, also Reed Warbler, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Common Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler & 1 Lesser Whitethroat and a Cetti’s Warbler.
At least a dozen singing Reed Bunting present on the marsh, a pair of Bullfinch noted and a Great-spotted Woodpecker nest with at least 2 young in and a Water Rail heard.
Several Song Thrush in song and a Mistle Thrush briefly.
A few Swift, Swallow and House Martin feeding overhead.
A few visits by a Sparrowhawk in the garden this morning.