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29th - 4 Whitethroat, 3 Cetti's Warbler, Red-crested Pochard (male), 5 Egyptian Goose, 14 Little Egret, 25 Swallow, 4 Sedge Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler

28th - Cuckoo (Causeway), 4 Reed Warbler (Causeway)

26th - Oystercatcher, 20 Common Tern, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Cuckoo (pair again on north side and in scrubby area across the river), 8 Reed Warbler

24th - 16 Common Tern, 3 Whitethroat (singing males), 6 Cetti's Warbler (singing, mostly from Colne vegetation), 2 Garden Warbler (singing males), Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, 30 Swift, 9 Little Egret, Kingfisher, Oystercatcher (Steve Carter)

22nd - Kingfisher (flying up river), 3 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, Cuckoo (heard Colne side regularly all morning), 8 Little Egret, 2 Hobby, 15 Common Tern, Red-crested Pochard, 2 Whitethroat, 4 Garden Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, c 100 Swift, c 25 Swallow, c 30 House Martin

19th - White-fronted Goose (on Stocker's Farm in the flooded), 14 Common Tern, 2 Red-crested Pochard, 6 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler (including 1 scolding a grass snake in the reeds along the causeway), 3 Whitethroat, 4 Garden Warbler (two pairs), c 50 Swift, 12 Swallow, 2 Egyptian Goose

13th - 100+ Swift, 2 Common Tern, Cetti's Warbler

12th - Kingfisher, 2 Oystercatcher, Willow Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, c30 Swift, 12 House Martin, 4 Sand Martin, c50 Swallow, c15 Little Egret

10th - Willow Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 4 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Garden Warbler, 3 Sand Martin, c25 House Martin, c50 Swallow, c50 Swift, Raven, 4 Egyptian Goose, 4 Red-crested Pochard, 3 Common Tern

5th - Pied Flycatcher, Hobby, Oystercatcher, 6 Sedge Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Common Tern, 4 Sand Martin, 12 House Martin, c50 Swallow

1st - 2 Common Tern, Cuckoo (heard calling from area west of River Colne), c6 Sand Martin, 3 Swift , 4 House Martin, c6 Reed Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, 3 Cetti's Warbler