Sunday, 5 February 2017

Sunday's birds...


Some bird ringing at Stortons Gravel Pits today provided 38 captures which included a Goldcrest and five new Reed Buntings. Another session at Linford Lakes (Milton Keynes) produced 48 captures of 10 species which included a Treecreeper, a Bullfinch and a Great Spotted Woodpecker.

Eric Graham and Nick Parker were at Thrapston Gravel Pits today and between them saw a Great White Egret, a pair of Egyptian Geese and a Lesser Redpoll, and two Bitterns were reported.

Jacob again committed all his efforts at Pitsford Reservoir today and located a Lesser Spotted Woodpecker in the Holcot Bay, a Great White Egret, eight Little Egrets, two Redshanks, a Green Sandpiper, a Siskin and a Grey Wagtail.

Eleanor located an adult female Peregrine and four Woodcock at Blueberry Farm (Maidwell) this morning.


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Courtesy of Cathy Ryden.

Courtesy of Cathy Ryden.

Red Kite.
Courtesy of Robin Gossage.

Courtesy of Robin Gossage.

Drake Shoveler.
Courtesy of Robin Gossage.

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