Monday 1 February 2021

Carlton Marsh & Cudworth Common

The water was largely frozen over again so most of the action came from the adjacent fields. 6 Fieldfares, 30 Redwings,4 Mistle Thrushes, 6 Greenfinches, 10 Meadow Pipits, 10 Linnets, 6 Lapwings and 5 Skylarks were feeding on arable and pasture.

On the reserve Kingfisher, Cetti's called, and a Sparrowhawk took out a Blackbird (JP/R. Laverack/K. Bannister).

Birds following the plough included c600 BH Gulls, c150 Herring Gulls, 25 Common Gulls, 125 Carrion Crows, 3 Rooks and 15 Jackdaws. (DM Smith)

Cudworth Common
The best bits were Green Woodpecker, 2 Siskins, single Redpoll, 2 Buzzards, 5 Redwings, 18 Fieldfares, 10 Skylarks, c40 Yellow Buntings, 6 Grey Partridges, 18 Fieldfares and 12 Chaffinches (L & A Corral/CG).

Ferrymoor Flash
A Little Egret was on the dike and Teal were present.

A little Owl was in Les Corrall's Low Cudworth garden at dusk.

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