Soar and Slapton Ley

07.30 - 14.00 East Soar to south side of Soar Mill Cove: Fresh W. wind started clear at dawn, cloud later with heavy showers: 1 Common Snipe 1 high SW, 600-1000 Woodpigeon, 1 Redwing in Starehole, 4 Chiffchaff, 500+ Starling on airfield, 1 w. male Brambling in stubble above copse with c.10 Yellowhammers, up to 10 Cirls and c.15 Chaffinches, 1 male Crossbill high W. over the copse, 1 Reed Bunting in stubble above copse.

Slapton Ley from 15.00 - 16.15 produced the Ring-necked Duck at the back of Ireland Bay with Pochard, Goadwal, Tufties and a pair of Wigeon. 

Posted November 3rd, 2012 at 6:18 pm by Steve Young in Bird News