Stover Country Park

Report from Jon Avon of a diverse mix today at Stover.

On Stover Lake:  2 pairs Great Crested Grebe, 2 prs Coot nest building, 3 cormorant  10 tufted duck,  1 male Scaup,  1 common tern, water rail, snipe, 2 LBBGulls, herring gulls and 20 black headed gulls – mostly immatures – in most years these are rarely seen after 20th March. 4 buzzards,  several chiffchaffs and 1st willow warbler song – despite being recorded daily since Sunday 7th, several swallows, sand martin ,blackcap ,4 marsh tit, 16+siskin, pair bullfinch, 2 prs green woodpecker and 3 pairs of great spotted woodpecker.

Snipe Stover Geoff Hawkins

Posted April 11th, 2013 at 4:03 pm in Bird News