Grenofen Woods and Downs

4 garden warblers today (3 singing males with a female in attendance with 1 of them), good to see and hear after a blank here last year.

Also 2 or 3 singing and mobile male redstarts with a female also seen, 3 tree pipits( 2 songflighting males with a female in attendance with 1 of them), a cuckoo heard cuckooing just twice, a tawny owl heard despite the sunshine, 3 marsh tit, a male yellowhammer, willow warblers, a pair of stonechat and a green woodpecker heard yaffling.

2 grey wagtails along the river feeding 2 fledglings.

7 brimstone on the wing and an oil beetle also noted.

Posted May 3rd, 2017 at 5:22 pm by Stuart Green in General Birding