Friday, April 27, 2012

Mixenden Res'r and Stodfold

This afternoon 1 drake Goldeneye still present on the res'r along with 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Oystercatcher and 2 Redshank. Elsewhere in the valley - 4 male Wheatears together, 1 Grey Wagtail, 10+ Linnet, 1 Reed Bunting, 3+ Skylark, 1 Chiff-chaff, 12+ Willow Warblers, lots of mipits, 2 Curlew, 1 Kestrel, 4 L B B Gulls, and a good number of resident Swallows around the local breeding areas.

5 comments:

Brian Sumner . said...

Looks like the male Wheatears are moving through now, all tonights birds at Soil Hill were males.

AndyC said...

No sign of gropper round the back dave.??A big move of wheatears this week ,keep an eye out for Greenlands next week onwards.

DJSutcliffe said...

All male Wheatears today both at Swales and Stodfold, some real belters. Didn't get round the back today Andy for the gropper but will give it a go next week

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NTBR said...

A couple of male wheaters at Deanhead Res this afternoon-the Scamm one that is...