Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Luddenden Dean (upper) and Castle Carr Road

Late afternoon /early evening walk around the dean found it pretty quiet for passerines in the strong SW wind though it was pretty warm.
1 Green Woodpecker
c150 Swallows and c20 House Martins high over Midgley Moor
5+ Kestrels
1 Common Buzzard to the south
4 Stock Doves near 'the catty'
3 Jays
12+ Goldfinch
2 Little Owls in the dean with another family group of 5 close together near Castle Carr Road
Nice to meet Andrew enjoying the view and thanks for making yourself known as a fellow birdwatcher and follower of the blog!

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