Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Mini Murmuration

Sunny with partial cloud, 10°, light S.

A mini murmuration of Starling at the roost this evening, approx. 30 came in and performed an aerial ballet for about 20 minutes before dropping in to the reed bed.

Also 80+ Corn Bunting, 3 Yellowhammer and 14 Meadow Pipit in the roost.

At least 2 Water Rail, 2+ Goldcrest, 4 Bullfinch, 6 Reed Bunting, a Sparrowhawk, 3 Grey Heron and 2 Kingfisher present.

2 Cormorant flew down stream.

The Whooper Swans still on Cholsey Hill plus 30'ish Golden Plover.

 Starling
 Corn Bunting arriving

Periwinkle (thanks to Mike Amphlett and Phil Dyson for the id)

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