And dragonflies only really starting to get going - nice broad bodied chaser male by Andy Marshall:
And female ovipositing:
Wildfowl broods still seem hidden - mute swan emerged on Barmston Drain though - Andy Marshall:
Otherwise thinks are relatively static but green sandpiper was beaten south this year by greenshank with two present on Saturday night on South Marsh East with a lone redshank today. We've dropped the levels an inch in the marsh as we're hearing reports of a good movement of birds about so we shall see what we can entice.
Regretfully too we report this week the passing of Ray Kenyon, 86, long time Volunteer Warden since the site opened to the public in 1993: