Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Wintersett 30.03.16

3 - 5 degrees,  sunny start but cloud increased from mid morning, with a cool westerly breeze.
Anglers CP: The first  BLACKCAP  of spring was singing behind the Vis.mig. bench.  Chifchaff 6 singing males, House Martin 1,  Curlew 2,   Fieldfare 1,  Wigeon 61,  Shoveler 2m + a pair on WRes.,
Haw Park Wood: A Tawny Owl was calling.  A flock of 20 Siskin was seen.
Wintersett Res:  A Peregrine was circling to the south at 11.00hrs.   Greylag Goose 4. 
Many thanks to Steve Gombocz for this  great photo of the boathouse reeds Cetti's Warbler.  This is a star bird that has been seen  and heard more often than the other three Cetti's Warblers here.

            Male Cetti's Warbler       Wintersett Res       SGombocz

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