After the adrenaline wore off, we realised we were still shattered (I had driven 800 miles the previous day!). After a while, I decided to walk to the point on my own and the best I could muster was a Sedge Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat. Meanwhile the rest of the NGBs were at Sammy's and found a Marsh Warbler! I carried on working the point as if there was something at Sammy's then there's no reason that the point would be any different....I failed, so meandered slowly back to the Warren.
I took Matt, Jonnie and Twiggy back to Sammy's and we spent a long while enjoying the fantastic Marsh Warbler singing away and occasionally showing well.
Relaxing with a cup of tea at the Warren, a Bee Eater came on the radio flying south over Sammy's. We all went up to Numpties with the hope it would fly over. It was seen over the wetlands, church field and the triangle. We managed to pick it up in the scope and very distantly through bins, before it u-turned and seemed to head back to Church Field. We thought we'd go and try and twitch it (not having much hope it'd stick around) and as we drove past church field, it was sat on the wires right above our heads! It quickly flew into the field and began flycatching and landed on the surrounding wires.
An assembled crowd enjoying superb views for almost an hour as it sat in the sun, caught bees and called away. What a phenomenal bird and a real joy to watch.
Later in the afternoon, we managed to catch the Marsh Warbler (with schedule 1 license at hand of course) which was fantastic to see. Not only because it's only my second I've seen in the UK and one of my favourite species, but because of all the Marsh Warblers we caught in Sweden, I was having a morning off when we caught a single adult, so this was very educational.