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Sunday, April 29, 2007

29th April

Tawny Owl, the female was very obliging to those on today's bird walk.
Great crested Grebe, even with two young to rear this pair have started to nest build again.

Large Red Damselfy: Not a rare species, this is our first damselfly of the year and a a new species to the park.

Tree Pipit: 1 flew N at 7.40am.
Swift: 22 birds in dribs and drabs.
Swallow: 15 birds headed north prior to 11.00am.
Sand Martin: 4 birds flew through.
House Martin: 16 birds over the lake.
Chiffchaff: 5 birds, in areas 1,22 and 29.
Willow Warbler: 1 in area 31.
Peregrine Falcon: 2 birds over the park at 11.15am an adult male and a immature female.
Great Black-backed Gull: 2 flew west at 7.35am.

1 comment:

castlehaven said...


reference out chat today about the relative lack of warblers, I think I know where they all are: the East India Dock reserve. Was down there later on today, and you almost have to use a swatter to beat off the Blackcaps, Whitethroats, and Lesser Whitethroats. Also nothced up Reed, Sedge, and Garden Warblers (last heard only).