Female marsh harrier still present. Cetti's singing from scrub in centre of reedbed 150m N of hide. Fen meadow now much wetter and holding more snipe. Skylarks and swallows all over the site....and no fewer than 12 stonechats inc. 4 ad. males along a short section of fence by the bridleway, with linnets and meadow pipits. A single golden plover called.