Thursday, 20 February 2014
Nice to catch up with the Kittiwake this morning and a good patch tick to boot...I have set up a feeding station in the long hedge and after a slow start I have had 5 Reed Buntings, 8 House Sparrows,4 LTTits, Great and Blue Tits, Greenfinch,jay and Song thrush all happily feeding away.
Thursday, 6 February 2014
Went to Bare Head Tunnel to have a look for some Herald Moths and found 25 (a local record)and 5 Peacock Butterflies hibernating in the nooks and crannies, A flock of 40+ finches flew over and landed in the tops of some Larch,21 Greenfinch,10 Chaffinch, 10 Goldfinch and 2 Bullfinch. Then went to shelf moor ,last time I went there was 1 Snipe and it was pi**ing it down. Today there were 43 Snipe another great local record. Then off round my local fields 2 Great spots and a reed bunt...a good doooo....................
Tuesday, 4 February 2014
Sunday, 2 February 2014
5 Reed Bunts,11 Blackbird,3 Song Thrush,2 Mistle Thrush mixed flock 0f 50+ redwing & fieldfare ,Sparrowhawk ,Buzzard, Kestrel,Lots of Jackdaw activity with flocks of up to 50in display mode...................55 Lapwing north up to Shelf Moor,Little and tawny owl,14 Stock Dove,distant flock of Golden Plover and a goosander over made... Foot it.... total 59....