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Thursday, December 05, 2013

5th December

Bushy Park

European Wigeon: a very nervous drake was on Heron Pond at 8.30am.

Northern Shoveler: 2 drakes were on Heron Pond.

Gadwall: 11 birds were on the pond.

Red Crested Pochard: 18 were on Heron Pond also.

Lapwing: somewhat of a surprise for the parks Gamekeeper was a flock of 14 on the grass by the Diana Fountain at 3.00pm.

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Looking down Lime Avenue from my office at 6.45am I thought that it was going to be a cracking day. However by 8.00am there was light cloud above the park eventually clearing around 10.30am.

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    Bath time for the Mute Swans on Heron Pond

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Pen bathing above and cob below.

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