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Sunday, May 07, 2017

A Different Venue

Very good numbers of common migrants on todays slog with Whitethroat exceeding any of my previous records for the location at c8 birds singing throughout the area.

Also c6 Blackcap, c10 Chiffchaff & c12 WW. Swallows are now established with one or two birds seen attempting to pick up mud from the still boggy patches.

Other birds present: 4 Buzzard, 1 each Green & GS Woodpecker, 2 Mallard, Jay, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Song Thrush, c8 Blackbird, 5 BHG, 1 LBBG, 2 Canada, Blue/Gt Tits, 1 Goldcrest, Goldfinches.

1 House Martin over my house at approx 1555 hrs.