The ringing was better than expected and the birding was what we would have expected. We ringed thirteen birds as follows (recaptures in brackets):
Sedge Warbler - 2
Reed Bunting - 1
Whitethroat - 2
Dunnock - 5
Song Thrush - 1
Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1 juv.
Blackbird - 1
Reed Warbler - (1)
The 'Great Spot' was a surprise and a first ringing record for the site as there is virtually no woodland close to the site.
We had a Sand Martin head north with purpose as did three or four Swallows. Other than a few Swifts over the pools that was all from a birding perspective.