Good numbers of duck at Pitstone Quarry this evening: 104 Mallard, 20 Tufteds, 3 Shovelers, 2 Teal, 2 Mandarins and the male R.C. Pochard, plus 18 Little Grebes.
Wilstone: 3 Ringed Plover, 4 Yellow Wagtails, 4 Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpipers, 5 Little Egrets and 1 Common Swift, plus a lot of Canada Geese - 147. Also the hybrid Ferruginous x Pochard, 1 juvenile Water Rail and 2 Hobbys.
Startops: Heard at least one Dunlin about 8.30am (may have been the same 2 birds that Ian had seen earlier at Wilstone) and 1 Yellow Wagtail.
Ivinghoe Beacon: 3 Wheatears and 1 Whinchat. (Steve Rodwell)