Saturday, 28 April 2012

Thanks to Rob Hoare posting his observations of a fall of Wheatear yesterday ( I was at Barton-in-fabis at 6am and managed to find at least 4 Wheatears on the ploughed field. 3 males and a pale female. There was a cold, numbing wind blowing down the moor and the birds sheltered behind clumps of soil out of the wind. Also on this field while I was there were Skylark, Linnet and a pair of Red-legged Partridges. Also noteable was a reeling Grasshopper Warbler coming from Branshill pool area.
Female Wheatear

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