Friday, 22 January 2021

Carlton Marsh

Today was very pleasant with 'Wall to Wall' sunshine after the recent monsoon like conditions. Two Buzzards were in the air while c200 BH Gull, 3 Common  and 3 Herring Gulls were on the wader scrape. Elsewhere 11 Tufted Duck (6m), 2 Shoveler, Kingfisher, 3 Canada Geese, Willow Tit, 2 Great Spot Woodpeckers and 10 House Sparrows near the entrance to the car park (K. Bannister/JP/R. Laverack)

A male Blackcap is still visiting Dave Smith's Carlton garden.

Flooded scrape yesterday
Shaw Dike overtops bridge to hide

Cudworth Common

This morning in a stubble field at back of Pinfold Hotel 14 Stock Doves, 10 Fieldfares, Green Woodpecker, 12 Skylarks, 25 Yellow Buntings, 10 House Sparrows, 5 Chaffinches and 8 Reed Buntings. Also 2 Buzzards, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel and Cormorant over (Les & Andrew Corrall).

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