Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Withens Clough Reservoir

We had a mid-morning visit in glorious sunshine and a cool wind, very pleasant and great to be outside and staying dry after all the rain the last few days.

Bracken area opposite the car park
1 Whinchat
4+ Stonechats
8+ Reed Buntings
20+ Goldfinch
Plenty of Meadow Pipits moving through and 'blogging'

Reservoir circuit
1 alba wagtail
1 Tufted Duck
2 Canada Geese

Moving birds - all >W
4 Swallows
1 Skylark
1 Merlin
2 Reed Buntings
8 Chaffinch
260+ Meadow Pipits - but they were moving on a very broad front so there were many more not counted

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