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Thursday, August 22, 2013

22nd August

Regent’s Park

Common Swift: one flew over at 1.40pm.

Spotted Flycatcher: one in area 31 and 2 in area 39, the old Golf & Tennis School or just behind it.

Common Redstart: one was in the Old Golf & Tennis School, area 39 this morning.

Garden Warbler: 3 birds in areas 41, 42 & 39.

Common Whitethroat: 2 birds in area 39.

Blackcap: 8 present.

Willow Warbler: 25+ present.

Chiffchaff: 20+ present.

Bushy Park

Red crested Pochard: 17 on Heron Pond.

Spotted Flycatcher: one at top end of Nature Trail, aslo visible at the first bend in the river south of the Iron Bridge.

Lesser Whitethroat: 2 birds also present in scrub here.

Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and Blackcap: all present in small numbers along the stretch of the river.






The flycatcher kills the moth or is it just trying to remove some of the dust from its wings.



castlehaven said...

23 August 0730-1000

1st visit to OGS: Long-tailed Tit flock 25-30 birds, incl 2 Chiffchaff and 2-3 Willow Warbler.
Cricket Pen: 4-5 Blackcap
2nd visit to OGS: smaller tit flock incl 1 Lesser Whitethroat

birdman_euston said...
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birdman_euston said...

23 Aug:
2 Shoveler, 1 Common Sandpiper Heron Is SE shore, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler - Phyllosc flock & flyc'rs left last night, 1 Garden Warbler wildlife gdn area 20, 1 Whitethroat a.20.