Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Soil Hill

2 Black Redstarts still along Ned Hill Road (Soil Hill) late morning. Thought they had gone !

After a trip around Soil Hill earlier and chatting on the way to both DP and later on to NK I wasn't expecting much.
No sign of what we might have expected up there a few years ago ie. Skylark, Snipe etc - until I got round to the mast. A scan along the wall to the east revealed a lot of activity with Pied Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, several Meadow Pipits and 2 Reed Buntings - and the two Black Redstarts. Fresh manure in the nearby field and mild conditions probably encouraged insect activity and the birds were making the most of it.
Wheatear in the area earlier on today (per NK).

Sent via BT Email App

No comments: