Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Lutley Wedge 20/07/11 12.30pm (18°c) Warm cloudy and overcast, light ENE Breeze

Finally a few signs that things are starting to move today. A superb Hobby flew over hunting Hirundines and Swifts at Wassell Grove Pools, and was mobbed by Swallows before heading off ➝NNE, also a Sedge Warbler in the hedgerows near Foxcote Pond. 
Also seen :-
70+ Common Swift
20+ Swallow
20+ House Martin
11 Common Whitethroat
2 Blackcap 
6 Chiffchaff
22 Linnet
2 Red Admiral
Hobby 20/7/11

Signs of successful breeding (Juv Common Whitethroat and Blackcap)
20/7/11

2 comments:

Jason K said...

Nice one on the Hobby Craig...good photos of the bird hawking the hirundines

I'm off down the New Forest next week but when I'm back I will give you a bell and we will arrange a pint and a natter.

Jase

Mpho said...

Nice Hobby in flight pic