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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.

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

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3 comments:

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.