Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Lutley Wedge 17/04/12 (9°c/12°c) Sunny spells, scattered cloud. Overnight rain and some heavy showers am. Wind (S)➝(W) F4

"Birds in!"
A weather front swept through overnight bringing rain followed by some heavy showers during the morning, and grounded a superb ♂ Redstart (the first this spring) and (6) Wheatears.  
1♂ Redstart
6 Wheatear (4♂2♀)
1 Willow Warbler (SLC)
7 Chiffchaff
3 Blackcap
6 Swallow
1 Lapwing (SLC)
♂ Redstart and (1st summer) ♂ Wheatear 17/4/12

1 comment:

Jason K said...

Congratulations on picking up your first patch Redstart of the year Craig!

The over-night heavy showers had no effect at Shenstone...nothing new was put down...amazing how, only about 10 miles apart, our local patches can very