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Tuesday, 7 April 2015

07th Apr 2015: Redshank

A quick walk round early morning and this evening. This morning there was a thick fog and I nearly didn't bother but was rewarded with a Redshank. Ian Rowe had also seen shortly before me. It was mobile and seemed to be trying to get away from anywhere with people and dogs and I last heard it flying off north into the fog. A Blackcap was singing from scrub along the river near the north of the reservoir.

Late morning John Judge had a Red Kite over near the M40 that went over towards the reservoir.

This evening there was very little around. There was actually only one Great Crested Grebe so the others have obviously moved on to find suitable breeding habitat.

1 comment:

  1. A Little Grebe and a Teal on Borrow Pit mid-afternoon. I also had 3 Kestrel thermalling high up similar to how Buzzards sometimes do. I'm not sure how unusual this is but it's the first time I have seen it!