Birdbrain Stuff

Friday, May 20, 2016

Wheatley Valley and Cromwell Bottom

Courtesy of DW this am was a quiet start with a suitable up the scale finalè.
Wheatley: 1 each Swift & Song Thrush, few Blackbird, ditto WWs. Couple Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat. We felt the need to move on to an area of more potential.

Not injured - preparing to take flight.
Cromwell Bottom: 7 Goosander, 1 each f Tufted Duck & Grey Heron. 1 Pied & pr Grey Wagtail, 2 Swallow, 1 Jay, 3 Bullfinch, pr Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, few Goldfinch.
Warblers were active: 2 Garden Warbler, pr & 1 single Reed Warbler, few WWs, Chiffchaff & Blackcap. 2 Song Thrush, 1 LTT, c7 Blackbird.
Thanks for the trip Dave; glad you nailed a couple more visual lifers.