A vast improvement on recent visits,a lovely morning.The leval on the scrape has started to drop at last.I’m hoping we’ll get another special wader this year. 4 green sandpipers were in front of the hide on my first look and later this became 8 birds when I checked again.A little grebe was also there. Buzzards were very noisy overhead and a couple of kestrels put in an appearance.Next up a marsh harrier showed,as if from nowhere,putting up 65 lapwings and 16 curlews. Down the track a baby robin wore a shiny new ring,those Marston ringers don’t mess about,this bird looked like … Continue reading 6 sp. of raptor at Marston.