Howard Vaughan, warden with TUB on a similar walk in 2012I had a lovely Sunday morning/early afternoon co-leading a bird walk at Rainham Marshes in the company of the hugely knowledgable Howard Vaughan and up to 40 eager birders.
Some of the crowdWe saw a lot of the usual suspects - Shelduck, Wigeon, Teal, Kestrel and Skylark along with an unexpected couple of Red Kites that materialised distantly before vanishing.
A couple of male House Sparrows in the car park
A flitting Chiffchaff
The same male between bouts of singing
A distant (and fuzzy) Red Kite