With the wind veering round into the North, the birds in at the feeders have noticably increased, with a lot more Greenfinches, 25 at one time, and also Goldfinches around too.
James yesterday had carried out a Goose count on the reserve at Gruinart and had 4,741 Barnies, 127 Whitefronts and 1 Canada Goose. The other birds of note that he saw were as follows, 6 Gadwall, 2 Red legged Partridge, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Hen Harrier carrying nesting material and a Peregrine. JRH
I was speaking with Jack Fleming this evening who told me that he had not seen the Swallow today, has it headed back South, or what?