Friday 31 December 2021

Carlton Marsh

This morning the first of 3 skeins of Pink Feet flew west at 08.40hrs (c120) (K. Bannister/D. Standish), c250 NW at 09.25hrs and c150 NW at 09.27hrs (JP). On the wader scrape were 9 Greylags and a Little Egret.

This afternoon produced a calling Chiffchaff, 3 Cetti's Warbler, Green and Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Siskins, 58 Stock Doves, Water Rail, 12 Yellow Buntings roosted, as did the Little Egret, and male and female Tawny Owl called..

A Dog Fox was barking as dusk approached (D. Standish/CG).

70 species were recorded here in December 2021 and the total for the whole year was a very respectable 122 species.

Thankyou to everyone who has contributed to the database this year. 

Happy 2022 to Everyone.

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