Thursday, 15 March 2018

A quiet day at Pitsford...

Hello

Eleanor's forays in to the Brampton Valley below Hanging Houghton today provided views of a Barn Owl and a pair of Grey Partridge.

Jacob was at Pitsford Reservoir all day today in an effort to further enhance his patchwork challenge year list. He reports that it was a generally quiet day with few new birds but his endeavours produced sightings of the Slavonian Grebe, a Raven, a second year Caspian Gull, a second year Yellow-legged Gull, a rather brown-looking Barn Owl, two Chiffchaffs, a Grey Wagtail and a Siskin...

It will be interesting to see what is produced by the wintry blast of easterlies this coming week-end!

Regards

Neil M


Barn Owl.
Courtesy of Robin Gossage.

Raven.
With females on eggs, this is
the time when it is frequent to
see single Ravens out foraging...

Kittiwake.
Maybe there will be
some more inland birds
this week-end?

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