Mathew Meehan at Newport Wetlands is running away with the Welsh points league with 151 species and an inspiring 200 points. Mathew's huge lead apart there is fierce competition for the other placings with Ben Porter holding second place at present. In the battle of RSPB Conwy, Henry Cook leads Julian Hughes by 20 species and 33 points - is the autumn going to level this playing field or has Henry's lead already stretched too far?
Four of the Welsh patchers are over 100% with Henry Cook leading the way in the comparative stakes. 144% is quite some tally and Henry will have to work much harder next year to maintain his position.