In Area 5 this morning at least 1 Canada Goose flew over my house calling. Numbers unknown as I was still in bed.
A calling Coal Tit was visiting my Area 5 garden feeders, this morning at 05:30
Under darkening skies over my Area 5 garden tonight were at least 6 Swift . A Grey Heron flew over calling and at 20:30 at least 1 Canada Goose flew over calling.
In Area 3 and parked up in the Lidl car park on Ashville Way the distinctive high pitched call of a Kingfisher was heard as it flew along the Emm. In Area 2 to the rear of Tesco's a mixed flock of 20+ Swallows & House Martins were flying over the farm buildings feeding off Insects. Ring-necked Parakeets were also heard calling.
In Area 5 while litter picking this morning, several Swift were schreeching overhead, a Green Woodpecker was feeding on ants on the grass, Great spotted Woodpecker and Nuthatch were heard calling.A Grey Wagtail was seen on the pond edge.
In Area 5 by Morrisons at 20:00 a pair of Bullfinch were seen.
This morning Swifts were screaming overhead in Area 5. In Area 1 at Heathlake a young Coot remained on the nest whilst it's parents went of feeding.A Black headed Gull came down for a drink and a juvenille Mute Swan was seen.
In Area 4 & 5 this morning a total of 25 species of birds were seen and heard, highlights included a Grey Wagtail on the edge of the new pond, a calling Coal Tit , juvenille Blackcap , an early morning Sparrowhawk possibly carrying prey and numerous Song Thrush and Blackbird .
In Area 4 by the balancing pond a Grey Wagtail was in the stream leading to the Emm. A
Green Woodpecker was calling from the riverside bushes.
In Area 5 this afternoon,what I assume was a pair of Buzzard were seen enjoying the thermals. A bit later an unprecented 5 Red Kite possibly a family party flew over Woosehill Meadows.