Chiffchaff- 20+ on the edges today. Also 3-4 Reed Warblers (in the bushes), a few Blackcaps and 2-3 Whitethroats
One of two Whinchats, also a Wheatear and 4 Yellow Wagtail over
Juvenile Goldfinch on thistle. The flock of about 70+ seem to have dispersed now.
Long-tailed Tit- about 15 around. Noticeably few Great and Blue Tits around.
Juvenile Yellow-legged Gull
Gull sp? A very contrasting bird with dark upperparts and very white head and underparts.
One of these in the trap last night- never seen one before
Migrant Hawker- 10-15 of these around recently. Also good numbers of Common Darter. About 20 Red Admirals too- presumably migrants.
Habitat on 100 acre. The next big challenge at the farmlands is protecting this wetland which supports the local Lapwing breeding population and passage waders