South Brent

The change in the weather gave a brilliant mornings birding at home in South Brent, the high light being two female Black Redstarts

A counted 16 Greenfinch in the garden along with growing numbers of both Chaffinch and Goldfinch, other visitors included Wren, Nuthatch, flocks of Redwings passing over.

A check round the village centre gave several brief views of the reported female Black Redstart, it was favouring a plot of ground by the telephone exchange in Plymouth Road.

Almost constant movement of Redwings overhead, Pied Wagtails showing well in a range of colouration. A small flock of 15 high flying Woodpigeons headed westerly.

A visit to the local church gave a second female Black Redstart that showed well for over two hours, the church yard was alive with a range of birds that included Coal Tit, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Redwings (count of over 200) Blackbirds and Nuthatch.

The cemetery on Station Approach, gave good numbers of Mistle Thrush, Redwings, Song Thrush, a flock of Chaffinch and Pied Wagtails.

Posted November 13th, 2015 at 1:15 pm by Steve Hopper in Bird News