Thursday, 15 March 2007

Bird news

Thursday, 15th March
  • Comma and peacock in the garden at 1100. (Ian Hayward)
Tuesday, 13th March
  • 11 Crossbills in BBS square, Galley Hill area. (Ian Hayward)
  • 4 Commas, 1 Red Admiral, 1 Peacock and 5 species of bumblebee (Martin Davies)
Monday, 12th March
  • A single Little Egret on Warren Villas this morning during my break from 10:35-10:45 at least. No sign of yesterday's second bird from my viewing position at The Lodge.
  • A pair of Sparrowhawks were putting on a fine aerial display over the Quarry, with much flashing of undertail coverts by the female before the pair locked talons and tumbled earthwards. Quite a spectacle (Darren Oakley-Martin)
Sunday, 11th March
  • 3 buzzards displaying over the clearfell area alongside Potton Road in the morning, 4 birds present. 6 siskins in silver birches along the wall on southern edge of the heath (Neil Renwick)

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