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Monday, 24 April 2017

Monday 24th April 2017


Pied Wagtail, above, is a resident at Landguard and they should typically start to nest from this last week in April onward, 5 Whitethroat are also singing and display flying to set territory for the coming breeding season. 2 Ring Ouzel are present again today and Wheatear numbers have increased to 25. Also seen 10 Willow Warbler, 4 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap. Movement heading North included 5 Brent Geese, 4 House Martin, 1 Yellow Wagtail, going South 5 Whimbrel, 10 Swallow and 2 Goldfinch.

19 birds ringed: 10 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Wheatear, 1 Sparrowhawk