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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

11th August

Pied Flycatcher: a 1st winter was in the Cricket Pen, area 31 all day. It favours the Silver Birch either side of the small Scots Pine.

Garden Warbler: one was feeing in area 31.

Willow Warbler: eighteen were mainly in area 31 and surrounding area.

Chiffchaff: eight birds were in area 31.

Common Whitethroat: the family group is still present in area 31.

Blackcap: 12 birds in areas 31,39 and 40.

Reed Warbler: a way from the reed beds one was again in area 39.

Sparrowhawk: one was over area 39.

Kingfisher: one was around the lake this afternoon.

Swift: 20 were over the lake early morning

Common Gull: an adult flew west at 7.30am.


This 1st winter, told by the amount of white on it’s tertials was in the Cricket Pen.






Common Whitethroat feeding at the tops of the Silver Birches


There were a couple of species that I forgot to include amongst those found at the Peregrine cache site down in Sutton. Apart from the one’s in the photo below, other interesting birds were Dunlin and Swifts.


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