Friday, 14 January 2011

Bridleway Cholsey to Lollingdon

Overcast, 12º
Plenty to look at today, once out of the village Yellowhammers became quite common with at least 3 flocks and a lot of Finches. One field was heaving with birds. Fieldfare, Redwing, Starling, Mistle Thrush, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Yellowhammer & Corn Bunting.
3 Red Kite
2 Buzzard
3 Kestrel

2 Red-legged Partridge
100+ Fieldfare
120+ Redwing
6 Mistle Thrush (3 in brook meadow)
2 Song Thrush
50+ Blackbird
120+ Starling
18 Greenfinch
60+ Chaffinch
1 Brambling
20+ Goldfinch
48 Yellowhammer
6 Corn Bunting
1 Meadow Pipit

1 Pied Wagtail
7 Stock Dove
2 Great-spotted Woodpecker
4 Skylark
1 Treecreeper
Also many Tits, Rook, Carrion Crow, Jackdaw & Wood Pigeon.
Several species singing today include Mistle Thrush, Song Thrush, Treecreeper and Corn Bunting.
Lots of partial flooding in most fields

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