East Soar & Starehole Valley

Highlights were: Merlin over farm, Yellow-browed Warbler in plantation, Ring Ouzel in Starehole & 3 Firecrest. Also: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 60 Skylark, Grey Wagtail, 18 Blackbird, 12 Song Thrush, 6 Goldcrest, 11 Blue Tit & 12 Cirl Bunting. 300 Woodpigeon marked the start of autumn passage but they circled Bolt Head before heading back inland with,bizarrely, a Green Sandpiper in a breakaway flock of 100!

Posted October 21st, 2016 at 2:22 pm by Rob Macklin in Bird News