Birdbrain Stuff

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Soil Hill to Ogden

SH 1240 hrs. Stiff E'ly breeze blowin. Small waterfowl type unid on far left bottom pond. Common Snipe, Curlew, 6 Lapwing, 3 Stock Dove, 5 Skylark, c15 Meadow Pipit, c330 Starling. 1 Greenfinch, 2/3 Goldfinch.

Ogden Res held 1 drake Goldeneye, 1 LBBG, 8 Common & 3 BH gulls, 14 Canada. Woodland birds were 1 each Coal Tit, Gt Tit & Blackbird, few Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Robins, Dunnocks.

A Little Owl was perched on a wall; its calls could be heard 250 metres away. 1 Curlew overhead, c25 Woodpigs.
On the way back to Queensbury Bradshaw coughed a Song Thrush up, some more Golfinch and a couple of Greenfinch whereas Oats Royd was a non event.