Saturday, 12 March 2011

Lutley Wedge 12/03/11 08.00am (6°c) Grey and overcast start. S/SE Breeze F2

Highlights today were the first migrant ♂ Stonechat this spring in horse paddocks near Wassell Grove Pools, and a flock of (13) Golden Plover which flew over at 08.09am.
Also seen:- (18) Redwing, (30) Fieldfare, (1) Herring Gull, (4) Common Buzzard.
Visible Migration Wassell Grove Pools 08.00-0930 :-
13 Golden Plover ➝NE 
8 Siskin (5➝N) 
2 Goldfinch ➝ENE
5 Meadow Pipit (4➝N/NW) (1➝S)
1 Grey Heron ➝SE
19 Black-headed Gull (18 ➝WNW) (1➝SSW)  
1 Herring Gull ➝SW
♂ Stonechat 12/3/11


Jason K said...

What a stonking male Stonechat Craig. Very nice photo indeed.

I'm hoping to pick one up on my patch this week (fingers crossed)

Warren Baker said...

Right on cue with the Stonechat craig, a man who knows his patch :-)