Tuesday 23 August 2022

Carlton Marsh

The highlights for today were; Grey Partridge and Greenfinch (JP), Grey Wagtail and Treecreeper (L & A Corrall).

This afternoon hirundines were moving through in good numbers again, Swallow 22+4+4+5+50+10+6 with 7 Sand Martins and 2 Swifts. 

2 Hobby went west at 15.12hrs, but reappeared at 15.22hrs with 2 Buzzards. 

Wildfowl included 14 Tufted Duck, 30 + Gadwall, 30 Mallard, 6 Little Grebe (3 juvs), 1f Shoveler, 1 Little Egret and 2 Kingfisher. (Dave Smith)

2 Ruddy Darter and several Migrant Hawker and Brown Hawker were reported along with a Holly Blue. 

Photos by Dave Smith

Juvenile Kingfisher 
Common Buzzard

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