Thursday, 14 March 2013

Spring sunshine day

Hi

At least 12 Bramblings were present at Harrington Airfield this morning.  At Pitsford Res this morning  the Great White Egret was present in the Holcot Bay and 2 Grey Wagtails were by the dam overflow.  This afternoon there was a pair of Goosander in the Moulton Grange Bay.

A visit to a Kingsthorpe garden today was enjoyable with about 20 Siskins visiting the garden feeders, occasionally joined by about 3 Lesser Redpolls.  A marauding Sparrowhawk caused havoc on more than one occasion.

This afternoon there was a Raven and 2 Red Kites in the Brampton Valley below Hanging Houghton.

Some lovely spring sunshine this morning and during the middle of the day was sufficient to encourage a Small Tortoiseshell and a Brimstone to provide a brief flutter!

Regards

Eleanor and Neil
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