Monday 12 December 2016

After a weekend off from patch watching, I resumed my wanderings this morning, but in the dark, damp and dull conditions of a typical Decembers day, there was little to exite. The best I can come up with was the months first CORMORANT (52) that flew over Migrant Alley.

The scrubby woods were the pick of the habitats, as is usually the case, with all the old regulars turning out, COAL TIT, LONG TAILED TIT, BULLFINCH, TREECREEPER, NUTHATCH, GOLDCREST, GREAT SPOTTED and GREEN WOODPECKERS being the pick.

Nothing but MALLARDS and MOORHENS were on the lakes, while the only raptor seen today was the female KESTREL over at the Greenhouse Grounds, which continues to be under heavy disturbance, so little has been seen there all month.


Marc Heath said...

I'd happily swap you a Coal Tit and Nuthatch for something. Part 2 of my best shots is on the blog. We need a cold spell to stir things up.

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Warren Baker said...

A nice cold North East wind might bring us something a little different :-)