Burrator, Common Crane.

As promised by Julia, further details..

From Raddick Lane I could hear what sounded like a Common Crane but couldn't pin it down. Ten minutes or so later I heard a flock of gulls calling high above. Scanning through I very briefly picked up on a Crane. It quickly flew roughly in the direction of Yelverton and was lost to view as I moved to my 'scope.

If I hadn't heard it earlier I would probably write it off as a mystery bird. Likewise if I hadn't seen it I would have written off the calls I had heard; but together......

Posted May 6th, 2013 at 9:20 pm by Roy McCarthy in Bird News