Wednesday 29 March 2023

A mixed day for weather with a brisk southerly wind and some rain, fog and sun during the day. The highlight of the day was a brief female-type Black Redstart seen in the fields below the School House. Elsewhere, a Redwing was in the Withies and the Heligoland Trap produced three Chaffinches, a Willow Warbler and a Blackcap.

Chiffchaff © Ed Betteridge

Other birds seen today included a Grey Heron, a Sparrowhawk, two Snipe, five Curlews, three Wheatears, three Blackcaps, 32 Chiffchaffs, four Willow Warblers, 15 Goldcrests, five Starlings, five Chaffinches and 10 Linnets.

Male Sparrowhawk © Ed Betteridge

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