Friday, 29 July 2022
Ewden valley 29/7/22.
Started pretty dismal with drizzle early aft. but soon brightened. WT Eagle flew in from Cut Gate area and landed on White Carr ridge. Not seen in flight again despite been mobbed by every bird in the area. RT Hen Harrier 1, CC Marsh Harrier 1 possibly 2, C Buzzard c 6, Hobby 1 imm. hawking insects over White Carr a few times, presumed same from previous visits. Merlin 1 briefly mobbing, Kestrel 6+. Raven 1pair, male Redstart calling and showed a few times in the lodge bracken. Family party of c4 Stonechats at the s bends, Meadow Pipits really thinned out, c 6.