Thursday, 20 February 2014

More stirrings of Spring?

Hello

Garden birds here at Hanging Houghton this morning included three Reed Buntings and a Brambling.

This afternoon and a foray around the Harrington Airfield complex provided views of a female Merlin, a couple of Red Kites and 20 Bramblings.  Skylarks had either increased in number or were simply more obvious both visually and vocally today, there perhaps being no coincidence that a Merlin was there too!

The Great Northern Diver was again visible from the dam at Pitsford Reservoir late this afternoon.

Regards

Eleanor and Neil
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