This is no Farmoor, Otmoor or Port Meadow. This is Grimsbury. It's Grim up north!

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Sunday, 25 September 2016

25th Sep 2016

The weekend was fairly uneventful really. Some birds of interest but no headliners.

On Saturday John and I had a walk around and just after we got there a 2CY Yellow-legged Gull dropped in. We met Steve up the valley and searched for Stonechats but couldn't find any and assume they have moved on. Other than that generally the same birds remain. Two Common Sandpipers, one drake Wigeon and a Willow Tit were the most notable. Steve had four Grey Wagtail on Sunday, which coincides with birds moving through now.

There was steady bit of passage overhead as before. Sunday morning was less steady trickle and more birds 'bunched up' and I noted flocks of 24 House Martin and 16 Meadow Pipits amongst other smaller flocks. Steve had three Skylarks over the reservoir while he was there.

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