There was more than a hint of early spring in the air on the patch today in the mild and sunny weather conditions.
A flock of c60 Fieldfares and 6 Redwing were feeding in the fields alongside the track to Wassell Grove Pools, and 14 Skylarks flew over towards Hodge Hill. Nearby at Wassell Grove Pools 4 Redpoll sp flew over >ENE and another 1 Lesser Redpoll and 9 Siskin were in the Alders. 10 Pied Wagtails were in the horse paddock at Grange Farm and 16 Yellowhammer were along Lutley Lane footpath. Also seen of note :- 3+ Common Buzzards, 1 Kestrel and 2 Sparrowhawks.