Anglers CP + Vis. Mig.: 06.30 10.00. A steady movement of birds from the start.
Going south: Swallow 427, House Martin 30, Sand Martin 12, Meadow Pipit 216. Black-tailed Godwit 5 over at 08.28hrs. Pintail 4 over at 08.17hrs, then returned at 08.23, left again at 08.32hrs. + 5 at 09.45hrs. Mistle Thrush 11,
Going west /south west: Cormorant 2 x 7 flocks flew south west. A Marsh Harrier went south west at 10.20hrs. Snipe 8 west. Hobby 4 over HP Wood.
Anglers CP: Green Sandpiper 1, Water Rail 1, Little Grebe 1, Shoveler 42, Wigeon 14, Pochard 30. Feral Pigeon 160 in Pol field.
Wintersett Res: A young male Cetti's Warbler was learning to sing by the boathouse bench at midday. Shelduck 1 adult - them moved to ACP. Goldeneye 1 female, Canada Goose 185.
Insects. A Green-veined White butterfly was on the west bank WRes.. Common Blue Damselfly 1 ACP.
Mammal: A Mink was seen in the car park.
NB: If you see a hedgehog in the area, (alive or deceased) could you please add a comment to the blog, or tweet @Wintersett1 giving the location. Thank you.
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