|Grey Heron (Jim Starr)|
original painting by the artist
Tomarton Rd: 300 Golden Plover, 80 Lapwing.
Rushmead Lane: Full of birds!
|17/12/14 Golden Plover (Martyn Hayes)|
Oldbury-on-Severn:Anchor Inn: 3 Bullfinch.
42 Shelduck, 1 female type Merlin, 1 Kestrel, 90 Oystercatcher, 250 Lapwing, 110 Curlew, 8 Turnstone, 60 Pied Wagtail, upsurge in Meadow Pipit numbers plus the usual flock of mixed Wigeon/Teal.
Springfield Rd: 1 Coal Tit, feeders.
Axe Est (Avon side):
510 Shelduck, 3 Pintail, 1,100 Lapwing.
Great Northern Diver: Still off Woodford, mostly distant towards Denny today.
Great White Egret: Still at the Herriott's end. Reeds off the Stratford Island this afternoon.
Bittern: Still at Heron's Green, reeds to left when looking out to main lake. Constantly in the reeds so a telescope needed to pick it out.
Other stuff, 200 Canada Goose, 18 Barnacle Goose, both in field on Woodford Lodge drive-in.
|17/12/14 Scaup (Mrs Trellis)|
the long-stayer, mostly off Moreton
|17/12/14 Great Crested Grebe (Mrs Trellis)|
Heron's Green, reeds to the left...
|17/12/14 Water Rail (Mrs Trellis)|
|17/12/14 Kingfisher (Mrs Trellis)|