Good day to you all ;-)
We have arrived at day 65 !
Old Moor today was as follows .. Not a lot :-)
In the Bird Garden were bullfinches, chaffinches, greenfinches, goldfinches, a lesser redpoll, blue tits, great tits, long-tailed tits and a great spotted woodpecker ..
A peregrine falcon was on the Mere along with a Mediterranean gull and goldeneyes ..
In the Tree Sparrow Farm were a brambling and yellowhammers and then a water rail was reported from the reedbed area ..
There was a chiffchaff reported from .. somewhere and a final report was of a kingfisher which was seen flying along the Bulling Dyke ..
Bulling Dyke .... Anyone know where that is ?
Obviously the kingfisher did ..
More tomorrow chaps ;-)
Enjoy your evening everyone ..
Hi friends and welcome to the tidings of day 64 ..
All of today's stuff comes from Old Moor .. and here it is ;-)
A stoat was seen near to the Visitor Centre and another was seen along the path to the reedbeds .. I like stoats, cool critters they are ..
In the Bird Garden were bullfinches, greenfinches, goldfinches, a willow tit, blue tits, great tits, a lesser redpoll, reed buntings, a robin, woodpigeons, stock doves, pheasants and a great spotted woodpecker..
On/over the Mere were a peregrine falcon, a common buzzard, a female pintail, shovelers, wigeons, gadwalls, mallards, teals, tufted ducks, pochards, mute swans, cormorants, great crested grebes, little grebes and a lesser black-backed gull ..
Reported from Wath Ings were goldeneyes and snipe and then today's no-fixed abodes were a chiffchaff, goosanders, oystercatchers, a redshank, lapwings, starlings, magpies and a grey heron ..
No-fixed abode eh ? ... I bet they all had one really ;-)
Have a great evening everyone !!
Hi friends and welcome to day 63 ...
Tempus is still 'fugiting' ..
All of today's sightings are from Old Moor ..
Beginning in the Tree Sparrow Farm ..
Reported today were tree sparrows, bullfinches, a brambling, yellowhammers, reed buntings and redwings ..
On/near the Mere were a Mediterranean gull, wigeons, teals, gadwalls, shovelers, tufted ducks, mallards, oystercatchers, a redshank, a green woodpecker and a sparrowhawk ..
Wath Ings had 3 goldeneyes, a little grebe, a great crested grebe, lapwings, goldeneyes and linnets ..
A good list from the Bird Garden today .. Seen here were a lesser redpoll, bullfinches, chaffinches, greenfinches, goldfinches, blue tits, great tits, long-tailed tits, a willow tit, blackbirds, robins, moorhens, a pair of mallards, collared doves, 2 stock doves, woodpigeons, magpies and reed buntings ..
A final report was of the bittern which was seen over by the reedbeds at around 11:30am or so ..
That's all for today chaps ;-)
Enjoy your evening ..