Birdbrain Stuff

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Queensbury North And South

Raggalds approx 0900 hrs clear.
First Farmhouse on right going down Roper Lane: Green Woodpecker, Pied Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, Swallow.
Old Guy Rd: 6 Common Gull on cricket pitch. 3 Skylark & handful of Meadow Pipit in fields through to Fleet Lane.

Deanstones Lane: 2 pr House Martin, one of which still visiting nest site.
Beyond this down Green Lane and back home: Several Swallows, 1 each Grey & Pied Wagtail, 6 Blackbirds, 1 WW, few Goldfinch, 3 Linnet, several Jackdaws, 1 Stock Dove, few Woodpigeon.

19 Lapwing in field near to top High Cross lane with a few Starling. The finalé came in the form of a f Sparrowhawk flying across the road from the golf course > SW.