Wednesday, 15 December 2021

Carlton Marsh

Yesterday (14/12/21) a Peregrine was perched on the tallest chimney at Ardagh Glassworks. A Chiffchaff (possibly 2) called repeatedly from the same piece of wet woodland as on previous days and 51 Magpies entered the roost (CG).

A clump of Velvet Shank fungi was fruiting on a Willow tree and Candlesnuff fungi was growing on rotting wood.

Today Cetti's Warbler, Water Rail, 12 Canada Geese, 2 Goldcrest, Treecreeper, Great Spot Woodpecker, 15 Skylarks, and 15 Pied Wagtails were on the ploughed fields. (JP/C. Parkin/K. Bannister).

A Fox was seen with a Wood Pigeon its mouth (CP).

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