Wednesday, June 02, 2010

A beautiful morning today with a lovely blue sky and warm sunshine.

4 Goldcrests were heard, 3 Treecreepers were noted, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers were seen, a Green Woodpecker was heard, 6 Chiff Chaff were noted, 5 Blackcap were singing, 4 Whitethroats were singing, 2 Reed Warblers and 1 Reed Bunting were singing in the marsh area by the Weir bridge, and a Spotted Flycatcher was seen and heard singing in its traditional territory in the parkland west of Mote House - the first of the year, fantastic!!!

Spotted Flycatcher

Of note on the Lake were at least 4 pairs of Great Crested Grebe, 3 Mute Swans, 2 Grey Herons, and 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull.

Grey Heron

Also of note were several Orange-tip and Green Veined White butterflies.


Warren Baker said...

Good to see another place with spot fly's Simon :-)

Greenie said...

Simon ,
Well done with the Sp.Flycatcher .
Still to see one this year .

Simon said...

You can never see enough Spot Fly's, I feel very lucky indeed to live next to the park.

Greenie, you'll have to pay another visit ;)

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