Friday, March 27, 2015

Fly Flatts etc...

3 hrs at Fly Flatts this morning in better conditions than Tuesday !
Usual waders present
1 Grey Heron after frogs and maybe toads !
1 f Goldeneye
2 Reed Buntings
2 Kestrels
1 Skylark
Several territorial Meadow Pipits  singing and a few movers >NE over Nab Hill (c60)
Distant Raven >NE
Not a sign of any Wheatear or Twite at the feeding station - just a Short-tailed Vole eating the Niger seed next to a Common Toad !
4 L B B Gulls passing over - adult birds looking immaculate
1 B H Gull

Cold Edge
2 Little Grebe
1 adult Common Gull

Mixenden Res'r - 3 Goldeneye (1 drake), drake Tufted Duck and Great Crested Grebe present.

4 Sparrowhawks seen in display flight today - at Ogden, Stodfold, Mixenden and Shibden

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