The paths were not as muddy as I last remember and I solved the mystery of the the fifth hide! So far, on my previous visits, I have only found four of the hides at the flashes, feeding station, scrape and main pool. Literature about the reserve refers to five hides, and today, I found the river pool hide, a void has been filled!
Uneven swing? Great Spotted Woodpecker with Great Tit
Do you come here often? Blue Tit
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Reed Bunting; Wren; Robin; Rook; Carrion Crow; Grey Heron; Green Woodpecker; Blue Tit; Great Tit; Blackbird; Oystercatcher; Goldfinch; Pheasant; Buzzard; Song Thrush; Magpie; Dunnock; Mallard; Stock Dove; Kestrel; LBB Gull; Long Tailed Tit; Lesser Redpoll; Great Spotted Woodpecker; Lesser Spotted Woodpecker; Chaffinch; Willow Tit; Bullfinch; Grey Lag Goose; Jay; Teal; Coot; Shoveler; Dabchick; Tufted Duck; Moorhen; Cettis Warbler; Jackdaw; Black Headed Gull; Wigeon; Greenfinch; Skylark.