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Sunday, May 15, 2011

15th May

No sign of any new passage birds, but the residents are still proclaiming their territories.

Heron update:


It looks like one of the birds is slightly hungry and contemplating eating one of his/hers siblings.


The wing feathers are still not developed enough to start branching (wandering away from the nest).


These two have their eyes fixed on a tasty fly.


This one looks more like a pot-bellied old man.


Incoming Heron


Common Tern (above), the male is still coming to fish early mornings and was joined by another bird briefly at 7.15am. Chiffchaff (below), birds can still be heard singing from four areas in the park.


1 comment:

glen said...

Lovely long tail tit photo in the wind, made me laugh.

I'm only counting 4 swifts over my patch was up to 10 last year and 12 the year before that. Hopefully the wind has put them off.