Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Cholsey 21st Dec

Cloudy, -2º, approx 6cm snow.
Most brooks and ditches frozen with little flowing water. Also most haws and berries gone.

2 Little Egret & a Grey Heron flushed from an open area also
2 Common Snipe &
5 Teal.

4 Buzzard (1 very pale).

Fieldfare & Redwing in low nos, less than 50 of each.
A few Song Thrush & 20+ Blackbirds.

1 Green & 3 Great-spotted Woodpecker
2 Reed Bunting & few Finches. All Goldfinch & Chaffinch.
7 Roe Deer & 1 Hare.
A lot quieter than of late!

6 Long-tailed Tits on my window feeders when I got back!

One of the Little Egrets has just flown over the garden @ 13:20.
Seen again just after 14:00, keeps getting flushed from brook by walkers.
Now 2 Little Egret + Common Snipe.

                                            Reed Bunting

                                             Roe Deer

Brown Hare


2 garden ticks today, Common Snipe & Red-legged Partridge!

                     Red-legged Partridge in the garden, still dark

                           Great-spotted Woodpecker in garden

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