Four Little Egret today at Castle Lake, three gave great views on the small pond in the south-west corner.
Others of interest included 3 Buzzard up together over Mainsforth, 1 Peregrine, 2 Golden Plover, 8 Ruff, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull (5 adults), 1 Little Owl (only my 2nd this year), 2 Goldcrest and a flyover Siskin.
The Fishburn Lake area produced 10 Grey Partridge, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper, a female Blackcap, 2 Siskin and a Lesser Redpoll over.
Still plenty of Chiffchaff around including some giving short bursts of song.
John Olley reported the following from Farnless Farm;
36 Grey Partridge, 8 Corn Bunting, 110 Tree Sparrow, 40 Yellowhammer, 90 Mallard, 70 Linnet, 50 Meadow Pipit, 60 Skylark, 3 Curlew, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk.