Thursday, 26 December 2013

Boxing day walk

Sunny, 7º, light winds, more rain & wind on its way tonight.

A walk out around the west of the village and the Bullshole this afternoon, we needed the fresh air!

Small numbers of Redwing & Fieldfare around the periphery of the village and a scattering of a 100+ gulls on flooded areas, Black-headed, Lesser Blackback and 5 Common Gull, 2 Pied Wagtail on the floods on the playing field.

40 Lapwing seen flying towards Lollingdon hill.

A Sparrowhawk being mobbed by several Jackdaw and 2 Red Kite being very vocal.

Good numbers of House Sparrow along Station road and a flock of 50’ish Starling around, also a Coal Tit heard calling.

Photos by Loren

 Pied Wagtail on the playing field
 Starlings in the village
 Gulls flushed from one of the floods
 The Sun going down by Lollingdon hill

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