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Thursday, September 06, 2012

6th September

Regent’s Park

Spotted Flycatcher: 4 birds still around area 39 and 40.

Reed Warbler: two in area 41.

Common Whitethroat: three birds in areas 31, 39 & 41.

Garden Warbler: three birds in the Cricket Pen.

Blackcap: at least twelve birds around the park.

Chiffchaff: fifteen birds present.

Willow Warbler: six present.

Bushy Park

Common Buzzard: one was above the Woodland Gardens with a Sparrowhawk  at 11.50am.

Barn Swallow: numbers have really dropped off over the last few days, only 6 were around today.

Reed Warbler: one was in the area of scrub just by Dukes Head Passage.

Common Whitethroat: six were along the western boundary of the park.

Blackcap: eight were present.

Chiffchaff: six were in the Silver Birches by the Keepers Cottage this morning.

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4 comments:

Marc Heath said...

Great little story Tony, well captured in shots.

morg and rose said...

Hi Tony,
Only saw one spotted flycatcher in area 39 this morning. Also seen were 2 garden warblers area 40 &34,
12 black caps, 14 chiffchaff (1 singing by the zoo),and 5 willow warblers (2 sub-song,area 39). Rose

Tony Duckett said...

Cheers Marc.

It is a privilege to have these graceful little falcons on my doorstep. Watching them interact with each other and other species is something I couldn't have contemplating seeing twenty years ago in London.

Tony

Tony Duckett said...

Thanks for that Rose, you should be getting the first Swallows through any day now.