East Soar

Highlight of the morning was a dark phase Honey Buzzard being harassed by several corvids who totally ignoring a nearby Common Buzzard - typical corvid behaviour to an "unusual" raptor. This was at 0925 hrs and the bird drifted off inland to escape the unwanted attention!

Also: 110 Meadow Pipits & 105 Starlings- first real autumn movements for these species, 53 Yellow Wagtails, 13 Alba wagtails, Green Woodpecker, 15 Wheatears, 10 Whitethroats, 7 Blackcaps, Sedge Warbler, 3 Willow Warblers & 13 Chiffchaffs.

Posted September 12th, 2013 at 2:05 pm by Rob Macklin in Bird News