Monday, 21 November 2016

Wet start of the week...

Hello

With such a dry October it was inevitable that the rain would eventually arrive, and it certainly did today!

Birding in the deluge was difficult as reflected with just a pair of Stonechat in the Brampton Valley below Hanging Houghton and two Grey Wagtails at Brixworth Water Treatment Works being the best of this morning's sightings.

This afternoon the gull roost at Pitsford Reservoir materialised rather late and contained within a second winter Little Gull and an adult Yellow-legged Gull. The regular Grey Wagtail was present too...

Regards

Neil M


Goldfinch flock on sunflowers in the
 Brampton Valley below Hanging
 Houghton, 
between the Brampton Valley
 Way and Gamboro' Plantation.

Male Stonechat in the Brampton
Valley below Hanging Houghton.

Both images taken yesterday and
courtesy of Jacob Spinks.

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