Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Coming & Going

Cloudy, 16°, light WNW.

A brief visit to the hill today and cooler conditions.

Some birds appeared to have moved on but with others arriving, 4 Common Redstart out at Lollingdon today with 3 on the hill and the 4th along a hedgerow to the north of the hill still.

3 Wheatear present on the hill and then flew off to the fields nearby, 2 Willow Warbler, a single Lesser Whitethroat, a single Common Whitethroat and 5 Chiffchaff.

The flock of 20+ Mistle Thrush still present and a Great-spotted Woodpecker.

An adult and juv Green Woodpecker in the meadow today.

Mammals: Bank Vole.

Butterflies: few today, Large White, Small White, Gatekeeper & Meadow Brown.








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