Down on the Marsh for 06:30 before taking the car in to Wallingford to see the “car doctor” then a walk back along the Thames to Cholsey Marsh again and back home.
The Cuckoo only heard distantly today, 2 possibly 3 Common Tern patrolling the river and 3 Kingfisher noted.
A Common Sandpiper seen and heard flying upstream and a pair of Grey Wagtail near Winterbrook.
The Cetti’s Warbler singing well this morning plus the usual Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Blackcap and Chiffchaff. Also a Garden Warbler seen and a couple of Bullfinch, a Grey Heron and a Kestrel.
Sedge Warbler are well spaced all along the river and Common Whitethroat is another one regularly encountered.
A Lesser Whitethroat in a hedge near Cholsey Hill and a Corn Bunting on the Hill.
Mammals: Roe Deer.
Butterflies: Brimstone, Large White, Small White, Green-veined White, Orange Tip, Holly Blue, Small Tortoiseshell and Comma.
Sedge Warbler (above & below)
Great Crested Grebe