A quick return to Chev and AMc and BB told me of a House Martin with the Sand Martins, but warned me that they had all gone SW. It was getting very breezy and there was a chill in the wind. To my surprise the Sand Martins had returned but with a Swallow.
Then a blustery shower passed over whilst I took refuge in the car. It only lasted five minutes but I headed back to the n to corth pool to check if the Martins were still present. Yes they were, but also, right in front of the hide this smart Wheatear. It flew to the fence, allowed a couple of grab shots before dropping into the long grass and out of view.