After work I took a walk over to the lake and scrub area, where a KESTREL was sitting on a telegraph pole, but it declined the offer of a photograph. The only thing of any interest found in the scrub was a mixed feeding flock, comprising of LONG TAILED TIT, BLUE TIT, GREAT TIT, TREECREEPER and a CHIFFCHAFF, around 30 birds in all. Soon after that the wind got up and it started raining, not heavy, but that fine blowing stuff that annoys !
I also visited Migrant Alley, but nothing was seen of the Whinchat or Wheatear, it was back to GOLDFINCH'S and LINNETS, but two YELLOWHAMMERS were an enjoyable sight sitting atop the all Hedge. A few HERRING GULLS went over, but in all it was an average August visit today.
Photo's today come from my garden.
Below is a Male CHAFFINCH
Then a male GREENFINCH
Finally a MARSH TIT, which is getting a bit bolder, it fed on the sunflower hearts, then on honeysuckle berries.