A quiet day out there, Lollingdon hill was quiet, a flock of c200 gulls following a tractor working one of the fields. Mainly Black-headed Gull (nearly all in summer plumage), 10 Lesser Blackback Gull and a single Herring Gull.
A flock of c20 Meadow Pipit flew west and a Pied Wagtail present.
12 Fieldfare and a single Redwing seen nearby and a Chiffchaff briefly in song.
A female Sparrowhawk soaring high over the garden early afternoon.
A very vocal Water Rail on Cholsey Marsh yesterday and 2 possible Green Sandpiper present. Per Ed M.