Went to the three hides on the western side of the reserve first and all were dead with no birds on view.I did see a distant Common Buzzard in the gloom calling out for all his worth.
I then headed to the feeder hide were there was a bit of action but it was hard to get the speed up on the camera due to the gloom.Oh for some sunshine!!!! A few birds popped down to the pond for a drink including a Lesser Redpoll and a Wren.
A Woodie dropped in briefly unfortunately not the Lesser.
There was a bit of action in the wood pile to the left of the hide where this mouse (a wood mouse ?) and a couple of his mates were whizzing about.
A Willow Tit (well I think it was a Willow and not a Marsh Tit) paid a few visits to the feeders but it was too quick for me to get a decent shot.
I left just after lunch so I could see my horse win the Cheltenham gold cup (it didn't).It was nice to be out but how I need some brightness to get some decent shots.