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Thursday, May 02, 2013

2nd May

Not much to report from any park, the best being;

Great Black-backed Gull: a pair flew over Regent’s Pk.

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I love the blue sheen on the back of a Swallow

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8 singing birds near Upper Lodge Road

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Several fully flighted pairs of RC Pochards are still on Heron Pond

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The hybrid is still present and paired with a tufted, its crest varies in colour depending on the light.

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3 comments:

linda ashken said...

I notice that last years kestrel nest in Richmond Park is being squatted in by the ubiquitous jackdaws this year. Linda Ashken

Tony Duckett said...

Hopefully they will find somewhere nearby. One of the pairs in Rrgent's Park failed to breed because a squirrel got there first. This year things are back to normal.

birdman_euston said...

4 May:
3♂ Willow Warbler singing areas 17/20/23, 2♂ Whitethroat a. 39 (singing)/47 (seen 05:40), 2 Swallow NW 09:55.