River Mole Valley

2 Red Kite drifting south at 12 15.Two Merganser pairs on the River also several Grey Wagtails.Supplementary feeding still attracting 10 Stock Dove,16 Chaffinches and 4 Yellowhammers.Several early Robin and Blackbird nests predated....slow vegetation growth a factor.Put an electric fence around a Pheasants nest containing over 20 eggs laid by 4 different hens........hen sitting tight.Does not seem that long ago Grey Partridge and Curlew nests were equally vulnerable.Non avian included 8 Red Deer,2 Roe Deer also numerous Orange Tips,Brimstone and Peacocks.

Posted April 25th at 11:32 pm by Brian Nicholas in Bird News