Location: Patch Walk; River Avon + Carswood
Weather: Mostly cloudy with a chance of meatballs :/
Other Species: Whitethroat, Buzzard, Cormorant, Kingfisher, Swift, House Martin, Barn Swallow, Mistle Thrush.
Observation: Headed out through Bath Mill, coming to a end now but still full of Workmen, Cleaners, Diggers, Lorries and Vans, they are still planting including wild flower seeds and Buddleia all good stuff for Butterflies next year !
But headed up towards Dog Track, saw 2 Mistle Thrush, 3 Pheasants. Up towards Crossroads on byway could hear Buzzard calling and calling couldn't see, headed on along lane and 2 Buzzards soared over head Mewing like a couple of cats !
After scurrying along side of Seven Acre, a few Butterflies Mainly Gatekeeper, Small White, Peacock. Heard the screeching of 2 Swift, 10 House Marting and 30+ Barn Swallow, Watched a while then headed on round field 2 Whitethroat hiding in bush.
Just before Globe pub Flushed what must have been 150+ Wood Pigeons, feeding on stubble.
Crossed the new crossing, Nice, much easier! And down towards Railway Arch just through on the left 2 more Whitethroat's Left this picture big ,Well camoed eh !
Saw a Black Tailed Skimmer and a Kingfisher briefly but on stopping for a breather this, I think, Emerald Damselfly Perched.
Apparently first found in this county 2009 ! No its a Banded Demoiselle female ,Doh !
These Buzzards live Keslton Park and often give a better show than Seven Acre Buzzards
Around 500ft from me at this point separated by the River Avon.
On way back looked for Clouded Yellow Butterfly, last 2 years around this date, but not today.
Thanks For Looking !