Saturday, 21 January 2012

Soddy Gap

Gave the place a good Grilling this morning.
1 Jack Snipe with 3 Common Snipe..
162 Male Goosander 173 Female/1st Winter Goosander = 335 give or take a few and more birds coming in but not many.
Long-tailed Duck on small Middle Pond with 4 Tuftie and 2 Mallard.
33 Teal
12 Goldeneye including 4 Cracking males.
7 Tufted Ducks
2 Pochard
15 Mallard
9 Wigeon
17 BH Gull 1 LBB Gull
 2 Grey Heron
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel.
6 Long-tailed Tit
Small groups of Redwing and Fieldfare feeding.

Evening at Derwent Forest aka the dump
2 Shorties tonight although very surprised to see these as the weather wasn't great. A Peregrine put in an appearance stooping for pigeons and a few Buzzards, Kestrels, and a Great Spotted Woodpecker.
2 Roe Deer were also here.

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