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Sunday, April 20, 2008

20th April

The winds had north-easterly winds had dropped, as the day started with low cloud. The sun eventually breaking through around 1.30pm.

Sedge Warbler: A bird sang from the long reed bed in area 26.
Reed Warbler: 1 sang quietly from the reeds in area 2.
Willow Warbler: At least six birds sang from areas close to the lake.
Blackcap: Ten birds were present.
Chiffchaff: The male was singing still in area 29.
Yellow Wagtail: One flew north.
Swallow: Five flew north.
Linnet. Two flew north.
Reed Bunting: The male sang from the reeds in area 2.
Tawny Owl: Adults were seen in area 13 and 29.


Reuben said...

thanks to dave for the bird walk today. great ears he's got! Hope to join the walk again sometime and sponge a bit more birding skills off you both!

Tony Duckett said...

Having grown up in the country, when there were plenty of farmland and woodland birds around, Dave is very clued up on bird song.