Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Inbetween Nights

Nightshift has restricted any migrant watching this week.

Tuesday ~ called into Arcot Pond at 06:00 ~ grasshopper, sedge, willow warbler, chiffchaff and whitethroat all singing their hearts out from the road.

Over 'sometimes HQ 4 house martin made a welcome return yesterday evening, it's always nice to hear their "chatter" as they arrive back for the summer.

Wednesday ~ called into West Hartord for a quick walk to the wheatear wastelands next to the pools at 06:10 ~ no sign of any wheatear, but probably three grasshopper warbler "reeling", willow warbler a-plenty, while on the pool a pair of mallard looked suprised to see me so early, and gulls were represented by lbb,hg, bh and 1 c...

A long weekend beckons, hoping for some decent weather and some photo opportunities.

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