Monday, 4 April 2016

April showers

Hello

John Woollett and team were ringing at Stortons Gravel Pits yesterday (Sunday) and caught 47 birds. Seasonal captures included six Chiffchaffs, a Blackcap and three new Reed Buntings.

Eleanor visited Harrington Airfield today but again there wasn't much on show, highlights being two pairs of Grey Partridge and a single Wheatear.

I popped in to the dam area of Pitsford Reservoir this afternoon after some of the heavy showers but the weather didn't seem to bring anything down of note. The almost resident Ruddy Shelduck was on grass below the dam.

Regards

Neil M


Chiffchaff at
Stortons Gravel
Pits courtesy of
John Boland

Great Tit
Courtesy of Cathy Ryden.


Sparrowhawk.
This bird was photographed by
 Cathy Ryden in her garden and was
pretty much unconcerned about
the proximity of the photographer.

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