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Friday, June 06, 2014

6th June

Bushy Park

Oak Processionary Moth caterpillars are still pretty much an all day event at the moment. The only time I have for birding is when I give my neck a rest.

Today’s highlights.

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This Red Kite flew through at 6.30am, chased off by parakeets

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Swift numbers are pretty low at the moment, I hope it is because the females are all on eggs.

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At least 4 pairs are in the stables in the Stockyard

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This is one of 6 males in the park

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I saw three pairs of Skylarks taking food to nest in the Skylark protection zone.

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This Magpie and his mate were working the grassy area on the lookout for nestlings.

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The Great crested Grebe is sitting on the first of his eggs, while the female goes for a snack. I hope the fishermen have sense and keep away from them.

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Regent’s Park

Great crested Grebe update

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