Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Mixenden and Stodfold

An interesting hour and a half this morning in the valley leading up to Ogden with a good number of hirundines (c40 each Swallows and House Martins) along with 3 Swifts feeding in the sheltered valley below Hunter Hill
1 female Redstart and 2 phyloscs in the big hedge below Mixenden Reservoir along Hays Lane
c60 Linnet with a few Goldfinch in with them
c20 Pied Wagtails in the usual field
1 Meadow Pipit
1 juv Stonechat male near the golf course along with 2 Whitethroats
1 Green Woodpecker
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker
2 Kestrels


Brian Sumner . said...

A good haul there Dave, Redstarts excellent and good to know that the Stonechats are still there.

Jeff Cox said...

Here's hoping for a mild winter so the Stonechats can continue their recovery.