River Mole Valley

Dipper,Grey Wagtail and 3 Old Nogs by the  river as well as the carcasses of 3 spent salmon which must be encouraging.Finches in the bird mix field being harassed by 3 Sparrowhawks but did manage to count 20 plus Bullfinch during a lull in attacks.Highlight today was a female /juvenile Hen Harrier flying south presumably en route from Exmoor to Dartmoor.Other sightings included Greenfinch,Mistlethrush, Marsh Tit 10 Stock Dove and a Collared Dove.2 very vocal Buzzard feeding on a Grey Squirrel carcass.

Posted January 2nd at 8:13 pm by Brian Nicholas in Bird News