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Thursday, April 29, 2010

27th and 28th April

Action on the bird front is continuing to be very slow.

27th

Turtle Dove: one flew north at 2.00pm.

Common Buzzard: one flew north at 4.00pm.

Kestrel: Two males were hovering over the open spaces during the afternoon. An intruder has been trying to muscle in on the female in the wetland pen.

Swift: one flew over during the afternoon.

Reed Warbler: One singing in the reed bed near the boathouse cafe. 

28th

Turtle Dove: one flew north at 7.15am.

Swift: nine birds over in 1’s and 2’s.

House Martin: twelve birds over the park.

Reed Warbler: two birds in the reed beds near Hanover Bridge, area 2.