A blustery/baltic WSW made the birding hardwork. 5 Whooper Swans (4 Ads + 1 juv) off 2nd field, briefly joined on Mere by another 7 (4 Ads + 3 juvs) till 12.30 when they flew off SE. Black necked Grebe off 1st field, no sign of the Slav tho. 2 drk Goosander off Heslop’s bunked off west 14:30. 1 RB Merg on Mere, Marsh Harrier, Common Buzzard, Bullfinch, Redwing all just west of Heslop’s.