1300 - 1330 Fine after gales, breezy, 11c : Shoveler 2, Wigeon 3, Pochard f, Teal 14, Cormorant 9, Little Grebe, Mute Swan 3, Heron 2. (RP)
Habitat loss. The flooded field and marshy area near Ibstock Brickworks will shortly be quarried for brick clay. The area is good for ducks, snipe and other waders.