A most successful trip with 42 species seen/heard by a mixed group of 8 OBC and DOS members. The highlights included good but distant views of a kingfisher, a buzzard, linnets, yellow hammer, repeated sightings of a hunting barn owl, 5 or 6 separate views of flying woodcock and finally, a couple of views of a flying nightjar. We heard 3 churring males which is similar to that of previous years, but sadly, the young trees growing within the clearing have now reached a critical height that makes viewing these birds particularly difficult. Consequently, we may have to find a new location next year for this popular trip.
- Wed 5 May 2021
2 Shelduck, 2 Goosander, a Red Kite SW, a Peregrine, 2 Hobbies together over South…
- Tues 4 May 2021
2 Shelduck, 4 Oystercatchers, 9 LRPlovers, 8 Ringed Plovers, 18 Dunlin, a different Sanderling, 3…
- Mon 3 May 2021
2 Shelduck, 2 Ringed Plovers, 7 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling (first of year), 3 Whimbrel, 1…
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