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Results for redpolls, siskins
  • Blog Post: Leaving ones mark

    A barn owl has been roosting in the box in the visitor centre roof for the last couple of weeks. The tea room roof is clearly a favoured perch. On the north brooks yesterday a little stint, 4 or 5 ruff, at least 1 green sandpiper. A peregrine caught a teal at about 07.45. A few small parties of swallows...
  • Blog Post: They all turn up together

    Migrants appeared today! Wheatear on south brooks, several swallows and sand martins low over the north brooks (accompanied by the background of a singing chiffchaff at the hanger viewpoint) made it all seem very springlike. Well, if it wasn't grey, murky and a tad chilly. When the sun has burst...
  • Blog Post: Firecrests

    2 firecrests showing well again along the 'green lane' this morning - one of them came to peer at me from about 5 ft from my head. I found at least 8 goldcrests too at a variety of points around the trail. Plenty redpolls and a few siskins to be found around the heathland trail. Wildfowl numbers...
  • Blog Post: Brrrr

    First frosts of the autumn over the last two nights has given the site a much more wintry feel. There are few redpolls to be found feeding the birches around the trail, a few siskins in the pines on the heath and small groups of fieldfares and redwings have been seen passing overhead. Yesterday morning...