Monday, 15 December 2008
15 DECEMBER 2008
Immature MERLIN, Marsh Gibbon, Bucks, December 2008 (Tim Watts)
Granborough hay store; Only c20 birds present but 8 of these TREE SPARROWS.
Calvert; CETTI'S WARBLER gave 2 loud bursts of song and was glimpsed once.
Hillesden; flock of c400 mixed Linnet/Greenfinch/few Chaffinch on sunflower strip/ pr of GOOSANDER.
A recently dug small roadside pond between Calvert and Hillesden with domestic Ducks/Chickens today had c15 Mute Swans.
Marsh Gibbon layby; PEREGRINE seen twice/MERLIN in spectacular long chase after singled out finch, think it got it/ c150 Golden plover.
A41 Berryfields layby; 3 SHORT-EARED OWLS/ 1 Barn owl. 2 S.E.O on posts from 2:30-3:50.