Paul Bright Thomas saw 2 Goldcrest today in his Area 4 garden apple tree.
Watching from his Area 4 garden this morning Paul Bright Thomas saw 15 Redwing a flock of 7 Egyptoan Goose going S and 15 Fieldfare heading W.
A Kingfisher flew from its perch upstream again this morning in Area 5 by Ripplestream Bridge .
In Area 5 a Sparrowhawk was seen flying over Morrison’s car park at dusk, probably on the lookout for tea with a roosting bird.
A lot brighter day today, at my garden feeders were Nuthatch and a Coal Tit A late morning walk around the new open space in Area 8 off Old Forest Road produced 2 Sparrowhawk flying together before circling over the riverside trees, and a Grey Wagtail that dropped in briefly to inspect a puddle.
On the garden feeders in the rain this morning, Goldfinch numbers peaked at 8, with the regular Blue Tit & Great Tit . A Robin spent most of its time trying to chase a Dunnock out of my Area 5 garden.
Heard and then seen in Area 1 a Little Owl was enjoying the sunshine. In Area 5 a Sparrowhawk was hunting around the gardens of Brookside.
A Kingfisher flew from its perch upstream in Area 5 by Ripplestream Bridge this morning. A Moorhen was in the field before running back to the Emm Brook. Seen by Paul Bright Thomas in Area 4 were, a Little Egret heading low N, an adult Common Gull going S, Green Woodpecker , Skylark going S,a Fieldfare moving SW and 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull heading SE.
6 Fieldfare and 35 Wood Pigeon were seen by Paul Bright Thomas heading NW in Area 4 this morning.
Garden watching from his Area 4 garden Paul Bright Thomas saw 4 Linnet heading S, 8 Siskin in trees by the Emm Brook and 650 Wood Pigeon were seen heading S. In the Area 10 car park field Meadow Pipit, Chiffchaff and Kestrel were seen by Fraser Cottington.
A Brambling was heard calling from Poplars near the edge of car park by Fraser Cottington in Area 10.