Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Wheatley Valley

I spent an hour on the old landfill adjacent to Shroggs Road this morning but little signs of any overnight movement.
2 Willow Warblers
1 Swift >SE
Juvenile Greenfinches being fed by parents
2 Bullfinch
1 Peacock butterfly

2 comments:

AndyC said...

Good move around Mixenden today, with at least 18 Pied wags in one field ,40 swallows s/w ,7 House martin s/w , 1 wheatear,4 willow warblers,1 Chiff,2 goldcrests,1 adult male peregrine shot through,175 mipits heading s/w in small groups .loads of Linnets and goldfinch feeding on thistles at the moment.2 Juv green woodpeckers and 1
great spot also.

DJSutcliffe said...

The Pied Wags were still there this afternoon. We always check those fields for Y wags but never had one there YET!!! Not a sign of any movement this afternoon, it all happens early doors.
Peg went over Ogden Back Lane 2ish