Saturday, 17 April 2021

Nice Day

 It was a superb sunny day today so I took a look around Haldon Forest . And at my first stop I was lucky enough to see 2 Tree Pipit , 2 male Common Crossbill , 3 Willow Warbler , a female Eurasian Bullfinch and 2 Yellowhammer .

On my second stop there was numerous Eurasian Siskin , 2 Coal Tit and a Eurasian Treecreeper .

Common Crossbill ( Loxia curvirostra ) . Haldon Forest . Devon


Wednesday, 14 April 2021

European Reed Warbler

 I spent 4 hours on the Exminster Marshes today and saw my first European Reed Warbler of the year . But not a lot else was seen with only 30+ Bar-Tailed Godwit , numerous Cetti`s Warbler and Blackcap , a male Reed Bunting , a Water Rail and a Western Marsh Harrier .

Also seen were the following Butterflies , Speckled Wood , Comma and Green-Veined White .

Grey Heron ( Ardea cinerea ) . The Exminster Marshes . Devon