Monday, 4 August 2014

My Patch

Date: 04/08/2014
Location: Zone 1-4+5 Newton S
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Observation: Not been on patch for a while, slightly distracted by Butterflies! So headed out through campsite, not much about until seven acre wood, a Buzzard mewing from tree took off in a circle around me and landed hidden in tree! Carried on to village a few Barn Swallow only around 15 though so carried onto lake a Goldcrest by weir and a few dragonflies about ,which were not stopping for a photoshoot ;(. Seen a Jackdaw thought it was dead but lead wings out in the sun ,think anting,it got up with a shake and flew off. Seen 2 Little Owls also female Kestrel on way back.
Weather: Warm, Cloudy, Rain Alarms but none
Other Species: Buzzard (one Very pale phase), Kestrel, 2 Little Owl, Goldcrest, 3 Mute Swan + 3 Cygnets, Coal Tit, Cormorant, 2 Kingfisher flypasts, House Sparrow, 20 Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Robin, Blackbird, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Black Headed Gull.







 Its a good job there aren't any more cows, don't think they'd fit in the shadow !!