Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Whinchats

Cloudy, 19°, light W.

3 Whinchat and a single Wheatear on the hill today and 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 3 Common Whitethroat and a Garden Warbler in the hedgerow.

A Sparrowhawk flew across the hill and everything disappeared for a time.

Elsewhere in Lollingdon, several more Chiffchaff, Blackcap and Common Whitethroat, 4 Jay and several small flocks of Swallow and House Martin moving through.

The pair of Swallow that nested out at Lollingdon have now departed. They raised 2 broods of young, about 10 in total.

Dragonflies: Common Darter.

Butterflies: 2 Large White, several Small White, 1 Holly Blue and 3 Speckled Wood.

 Whinchats




Common Whitethroat
Sparrowhawk

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