Other birds of note were limited as we spent much of our time trying not to slip over in the mud. We did see a couple of Marsh Harriers and 2 Ruff from the viewing ramp though.
In the afternoon we paid our first visit of the year to Oare Marshes. Most of usual species present with the highlights being: 1 Little Grebe and 2 Snipe on the East Flood, 2 Greenfinches behind the East Hide, Merlin in the Elder tree, 2 Little Stints in Faversham Creek and 2 ringtail Hen Harriers, 2 Kestrels and an immature male Peregrine over on Harty Hill. An enjoyable day out.
|2 Little Stints|
Today (5th) my Dad had a Peregrine over the house, an increasing sight over this area of Ashford in recent months.