|Moorhen and chick. Paul Parsons.|
A new species for the list was Yellow wagtail- three were spotted on the new scrapes on the 9th. On the 17th, flocks of Swallows and House martins were seen heading south, Blackcap and Sedge warbler were sighted, Teal numbers were up to 18 and 20 Meadow pipits were in the fields.
|Water Rail. Paul Parsons|
|Female Wigeon. Paul Parsons|
The rest of the month was quiet but a Hobby was reported on the 17th on the Northern Wetlands.
NB. Paul is currently taking part in the Patchwork Challenge, where birders go out in their local area to spot as many birds as they can. He has chosen Parc Slip Nature Reserve as his patch. Read more about Paul's progress in the older posts on this blog.