Today’s sightings at an increasingly wet Dove Stone include black-headed gull, robin, blackbird, swallows, pied wagtail, grey wagtail, blue tit, woodpigeon, jackdaw, goldfinch, chaffinch, magpie, meadow pipit, song thrush, mistle thrush, treecreeper, a family of wren feeding at Ashway Gap, mallard and canada geese.
Today’s sightings at Dove Stone include robin, blackbird, lots of swallows (at both Ashway Gap and the main car park), pied wagtail, grey wagtail, dipper, great tit, woodpigeon, jackdaw, greenfinch, chaffinch, kestrel (above Yeoman Hey), magpie, meadow pipit, mallard and canada geese.
Additional interest was found with a large toad at Ashway Gap picnic area.
Today’s sightings at Dove Stone included pied wagtail (with young), swallows, mistle thrush(also feeding young ones), meadow pipit, magpie, mallard, grey wagtail, wren, a family of canada geese, mallard, a single cormorant and sandpipers.
The highlight though was three peregrines in flight above the quarry face with their flying skills showing clear improvement.
There are also reports of several ring ouzel up towards Chew.