Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Spring weather

8 Ruff migrating- circled farm before heading on

Little Owl- the regular bird along Commonside- also one heard from the Park

A pair of Teal. Quite a few of the wildfowl are paired up. Still about 60 Teal, 30 Shoveler, 12 Gadwall and the Pintail around.

Male Spring Flower Bee feeding on Goat Willow flowers

Lesser Celandine
Nice bit of weather today encouraged more flowering and insect emergence. A group of migrating Ruff was interesting. Also a few Buzzards over the last couple of days heralding the beginning of the spring raptor pasage.

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