Bennett's Cross to Challacombe Farm, Dartmoor


Blustery, cold and rainy conditions throughout. 6 Skylarks, 10+ Meadow Pipits, 12+ Willow Warblers, 2 Ravens, 3 Cuckoos, 3 Redpoll, 2 Whinchats, 3 Stonechats, 3 Tree Pipits, 3 Redstarts, 2 Blackcaps, Garden Warbler, 2 Spotted Flycatchers, 3 Stock Doves (1 very vocal at a wet Challacombe), Siskin, Green Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, Buzzard, Nuthatch. Goldcrest calling. Large family group of Pied Wagtails at Challacombe.  Healthy looking Fox on path between Soussons and Challacombe with a not so healthy looking rabbit in its jaws. 

Posted May 25th, 2014 at 8:30 pm by Paul Darlington in Bird News