East Soar

A very good day on the patch highlighted by a Yellow-Browed Warbler with Chiffchaffs at the head of Starehole Valley plus two Firecrests, one in Starehole & one in the Willows below the farm.

More migrants: Golden Plover overhead, female Great Spotted Woodpecker in Starehole then flew high to the west, 45 Meadow Pipit, Wheatear, female Redstart by ponds, 11 Song Thrush, 23 Blackcap, 19 Chiffchaff, 20 Goldcrest, 4 Long-tailed Tit & female Bullfinch.

Also: 70 Linnet, 10 Yellowhammer & 11 Cirl Bunting.

Butterflies: 2 Large White, 12 Red Admiral, Comma & 4 Speckled Wood.

Posted October 12th, 2015 at 4:33 pm by Rob Macklin in Bird News