Wednesday, May 21, 2014


This afternoon
Spotted Flycatchers back with 2 seen in the plantation
5 Willow Warblers
1 Chiff-chaff
2 Blackcap
Chaffinch feeding young
1 singing Goldcrest
5 Raven over >E making a right racket after they looked to be having a go at a Carrion Crow's nest but outcome unknown!
c10 Swift >N
A few Swallows
1 Meadow Pipit but no sign of any Tree Pipits
1 Skylark over the golf course
1 Grey Wagtail
2 Pied Wagtails
+ other usual sp ...

Lots of Green-viened White butterflies and Orange Tips. A few Small Tortoiseshells, 1Peacock and 1 Green Hairstreak on the edge of the moor.


AndyC said...

Had 5 ravens over cold edge this morning , 3 looked like juv types.25 Green hairstreaks , 2 Orange tip , 10 GV Whites ,Small torts and Peacock.

Brian Sumner . said...

Impressive list there Dave, nice to get Spotted Fly back. Thanks for the call

Dave Sutcliffe said...

They must be the same ones Andy - they were making some extraordinary noises I have never ever heard before from Ravens - !!