Monday, May 02, 2011

WWT London

A speedy visit to try to catch some of the reported migrants. Pair of ruff, common sandpiper, redshank, greylag and canada geese, shelduck, shoveler, mallard, gadwall, coot, moorhen, mute swan, lapwing, cormorant, tufted duck, great crested grebe, starling, magpie, swallow, sand martin, heard reed warbler, tufted duck, common gull, black headed gull, little egret.

North Yorkshire 30 Apr/1 May

Perfect sunny days in the Howardian Hills. The expected farmland Swallows, Swifts, Skylark, Kestrel, Yellowhammer, Jackdaw, Crow, Woodpigeon, Pheasant, Collared Dove, Blackbird, Robin

And at the Castle Howard Arboretum, Whitethroat, Long Tailed Tit, Blue, Great and Coal Tits, Mute Swan, Coot, Moorhen, Mallard