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Friday, May 02, 2008

2nd May

Reed Warbler in the horse-shoe shaped reed bed in area 2.

Common Sandpiper: One dropped down into area 26 during a heavy downpour at lunchtime.
Jackdaw: A group of three birds and thentwo flew southish between 8.15am and 8.30am.
Chiffchaff: A second male was singing in area 1.
Willow Warbler: One was singing in area 2.
Common Swift: Five birds flew through during the day.
Swallow: Five single birds flew north.
Great crested Grebe: The pair on the north side of area 5 have hatched.
Unidentified Raptor: Two large raptors were seen between 12.30pm and 1.00pm to the south of the park. Unfortunately they were to distant to identify.
House Martin: Nine birds feeding over Hanover Bridge at 7.30am.


rose said...

Hi Tony
9 House Martins in a feeding party over Hanover Bridge at 7.30pm.

Tony Duckett said...

cheers Rose

castlehaven said...

Friday: Chiffchaff singing and seen briefly by Fountain, Area 22.