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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

31st Mar 2015: Windy Willow

In the extreme weather there were no out of place wind blown visitors at the reservoir. There are at least four Grey Wagtails around at the moment and the males are looking absolutely dapper. There were sixteen Common Gulls and two Lesser Black-backed Gulls behaving very much like a pair. The coot is still present and a Kingfisher was along the river.

In the shelter in the wood it was surprisingly warm! The Willow Tit is still around but is still on his own, it doesn't seem likely that a female will be joining him any time soon. Getting ready to leave in the car park there was a Blackcap singing in the car park but I couldn't locate it.

1 comment:

  1. The Willow Tit has about a week before nest-building should start, after that it's getting too late to breed. Still time for a female to appear, or him to disappear, but it's getting late now.