Birdbrain Stuff

Friday, April 28, 2017

A Busy Morning

Soil Hill 1010 hrs in an E'ly breeze. 1 House Martin ditto Swallow. 5 each Pied Wagtail & Wheatear. Pr Raven, 1 Whitethroat. A drake Tufted Duck flew W and subsequently landed on Ogden Res. 1 Kestrel and the usual residents.

DP was on the promenade at Ogden and reports several Wheatear and a f Stonechat from the Cold Edge area. 3 LBBG were on the drink and the GC Grebe is still hanging around.

The route to Mixenden produced 1 Reed Bunting, 1 each Curlew & Linnet, a probable singing Tree Pipit (same area as t'other day) JL, a few WW, 2 Wheatear, 1 Little Owl.
Mixenden Res: a noisy pr Common Sandpiper, ditto Redshank, pr Grey Wagtail, pr Tufted Duck. Also 4 Canada, WWs & Chiffchaff.