Tuesday, January 19, 2016


Mixenden Res'r  - this morning just 2 f Goldeneye and a f Goosander flyover. 5 Herring Gulls >W and 2 ad L B B Gull's on the res'r with B  H and Common Gulls.
Also 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, and a Nuthatch in the plantation.

Fly Flats -
2 Tufted Duck, c25 Mallard
Pair of Stonechat on the fence line near the reservoir
1 Kestrel
1 Herring Gull flyover >W
Plenty Red Grouse including this confiding individual below

Red Grouse - male
Jerusalem Farm - this afternoon
At the pond just below Jowler
2 Grey Heron
1 Dipper
1 Sparrowhawk
Luddenden Dean (upper)
1 Lesser Redpoll on the feeders at 'The Lowe'
6 Redwings eating holly berries
1 Fieldfare
2 Jays
1 Kestrel but no other raptors
There were very few passerines about other than a few Chaff's - plenty corvids !


FRAN44 said...

Nice shots Dave

Bradshaw Rambler said...

Great Red Grouse Dave.
A good result from your run about by the look of it.

Brian Sumner said...

Herring gulls were interesting
Sounds like a bit of a move on.
Good pinkie skies this morning wednesday.