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3rd February 2011, Thursday

Twixt Newenden Bridge & Gate Court Farm

Between the railway line and the River Rother at sunset: 230 mallard, 130 teal, 140 gadwall, 85 shoveler and 2400 lapwing. The field lies adjacent to the A28 and bounded by the railway and Rother is almost completely covered by a fleet of water. I have monitored this field for the last few years and understand it is in now in stewardship and what a sight I found so close to the main road.