Thursday, 30 October 2008
29 OCTOBER 2008
CALVERT BBOWT LAKE
The adult drake FERRUGINOUS DUCK was showing very well today, with Tim Watts obtaining these fantastic new images of the bird (in bright sunshine)
The CETTI'S WARBLER was also still present, a WATER RAIL was heard and over 200 FIELDFARE flew over (Gareth Leese & Tim Watts)
The drake RING-NECKED DUCK was still present, along with a pair of COMMON GOLDENEYES.
FORD PLANTATION AREA
11 GREY PARTRIDGES, 9 Skylark, 50 Chaffinches and a hunting BARN OWL (Tim Watts)
Up to 3 SHORT-EARED OWLS and 4 BARN OWLS are present in the vast expanse of rough fields north of the A41. They have been present since at least 25th (Tim Watts et al).