Palm Farm Road/Vista Bella Road/ Vista Bella Hide – Barry Chambers

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Palm Farm Road – 2 Whinchats, Bee eaters and the usual Green Sandpipers, plus 2 Kingfishers.

Vistabella Road near south gate in a flooded field – 30+ Glossy Ibis, 5 Whimbrels, Greenshanks, 5 Spotted Redshanks, Ruff, 18 Stone Curlews, large numbers of Ringed Plovers, a stunning summer plumaged Grey Plover, 40+ Collared Pratincoles, 12+ Black Tailed Godwits, Turnstone, Dunlins, several Lapwings, Marsh Harrier, plus large numbers of small waders too distant to identify.

Vistabella hide – Osprey, Great White Egret, Black Terns + the usual Terns. 14 Squacco Herons, good numbers of White Headed Duck, three large rafts of Black Necked Grebes and Little Grebes feeding in a frenzy.