Got up late this morning because of bad weather forecast, and it turned out to be glorious sunshine. Enough time for a jaunt to Dalbeath Marsh LNR where there was a spectacular air who, comprising mostly House Martins (50+) and Swift (20), but also some Swallows skimming the grasses and a couple of Sand Martin. They tailed off into the distance along the north side of the hill, so the real numbers could be much higher. Most importantly this means that Hill of Beath has clawed its way back level with Cullaloe on 79 species (and 79 %).
In a side note, one of the locals was fly fishing from a dinghy in the middle of the pond -