Sunday, 17 April 2011

17th April 2011

Main Pool: Bullfinch (2), Little Grebe (2), Coot (2 pair nesting), Mute Swan (1 pair nesting), Reed Warbler, Wren, Reed Bunting (3), Sparrowhawk (1), Gadwall (5m 1f), Moorhen (1), Grey Heron (1)

River Pool: Shelduck (2), Buzzard (1)

The Scrape: Kingfisher (1), Canada Goose (pair nesting)

The Flashes: Sparrowhawk (1), Kestrel (1), Buzzard (1), Reed Bunting (1m), Whitethroat (3), Oystercatcher (1 flew over)

Woods: Blackcap (10+m, 1f), Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, GS Woodpecker (3), Green Woodpecker (2)

Butterflies: Speckled Wood, Brimstone, Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell, Orange Tip, Comma, Holly Blue

Recorded in the Flashes Log book:

6th April - Wheatear (male)
7th April - Avocet, flying left.

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