An early doors visit Rainham RSPB, still one of my all time favourite haunts seemed unsurprisingly quiet as spring migration has almost come to an end.
adult reed warbler
reed (ive just came out the nest)
recently fledged sedge
Was nice too see plenty of Reed and Sedge warblers feeding young and plenty of male birds singing for there second sessions, as well as a Gropper reeling near the serin mound.
juv Stock Dove
A pair of Curlew in aveley bay were the only waders of note, and a couple of cuckoo and a male Peregrine was seen.
this shrew obviously couldn't handle the excitement!!