A Glossy Ibis had been reported at Hall Marsh so the following day I popped down to see if it had stayed around. The news was negative but a walk up to Holyfield Weir was rewarded with a couple of Oystercatchers and a distant view of Greenshank on the Goose Field".
A Lesser Whitethroat was singing and at least three Nightingales were singing, but as usual, very well hidden! A more confiding songster was this showy Wren.
A brief shower did not dampen the spirits of this Dunnock!
Even the Greylag goslings have a certain charm.
The warmer weather is now tempting insects out and I had my first Banded Demoiselle of the year.
But on to the Warblers as it is a good time to see them while they are still singing and holding territory. A total of nine species seen or heard, with good pictures of three of them, starting with Chiffchaff.
Whitethroats were numerous, but sometimes rather shy.
Garden Warblers have few distinguishing features but have a certain elegance and a lovely song. There were quite a few along the Flood Relief Channel, but this one gave a fantastic display.
Another great few hours in the Lee Valley.