Lovely day; a bit sultry early on, but fresher now in the westerly breeze
Party of 4 screaming Swift along the gardens at lunch time.
Oldbury Power Station:
3 newly fledged and one adult Coal Tit
New Passage/Northwick Warth:
|03/06/2017 House Martin Pilning Wetlands (Brian Lancastle)|
First and only one, of the Tufted Ducklings, 1 Spoonbill (up until 11:15) 1 Snipe, 3 juv Raven, House Martin, and 1 female Stonechat.
Garden visitors today - Bullfinch ♀ and Greenfinch ♂
|03/06/2017 Bullfinch and Greenfinch (Rod Holbrook)|
BELOW M4 & BANES
Now that's more like a Peregrine - rings all start with P then we have W X Y Z
|03/06/2017 Peregrine Juv in Bath (BUPP)|
Chew Valley Lake:
7 yr old Reed warbler ringed in 2010, retrapped this morning.
Typical life span 2yrs - oldest (from ringing data) 12 years 11 months 21 days.
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Little Bittern still pleasing the crowd.
Cotswold Water Park Pit 85a:
Little Bittern (2nd)
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