Sunday, 9 June 2013

Magpie - Pica Pica



Date spotted: 9th June 2013
Location: Apex Leisure Park - Burnham-On-Sea
Observation: I visited Apex Leisure Park in Burnham-On-Sea earlier today and walked out onto the estuary. Along the path, there was 2 Magpies and 1 Wood Pigeon all sat just off the path around 1 metre apart. On a close look through binoculars we noticed all 3 of them were sat with there mouths open, almost panting, but were sat completely still and not moving. The Wood Pigeon also had his wings stretched out like drying them type thing. 
Weather: Blue Sky, Warm, Little Wind.
Other Species: Black-Headed Gull, Lesser Black-Backed Gull  Herring Gull, Magpie, Wood Pigeon, Chaffinch, House Sparrow