The many other species of bird include chough, corncrake, golden eagle, merlin, buzzard and hen harrier.
As we arrived at our first stop to view some Ruffs, we heard a corncrake nearby.
The number of threatened corncrake has doubled since 1993.
Species lost to Herefordshire in the last 25 years have included breeding corncrake and red-backed shrike.
The now rare corncrake is battling for survival up and down the islands.