Monday, 2 May 2011
30-4-11, Whitemoor Haye.
Just the one trip out today as I am planning to have a bit of a rest so it was off to Whitemoor Haye for a bit of birding. Unfortunately my legs have been giving me a bit of hassle so I stopped at the main pool before having a drive around to see what else I could find. At the main pit I noted Blackbird, Woodpigeon, Mallard, a small raptor which I only saw at the last minute before it flew into the sun then out of sight, Wren, Chiffchaff, Blue Tit, Greenfinch, Common Whitethroat, Swallow, Tufted Duck, Lapwing, Common Tern, Arctic Tern, Goldfinch, Blackcap, Mute Swan, Redshank, Carrion Crow, Greenshank, Starling, Wheatear, Skylark, Treecreeper, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Yellowhammer, Oystercatcher, Stock Dove, Sand Martin, Reed Bunting, Linnet, Black-headed Gull and Coot. Onto the the drive around the square I added Corn Bunting, Tree Sparrow, Pheasant, Robin, Magpie, Grey Partridge, Greylag Geese, Pied Wagtail and I saw a Hobby flying towards the pits. Was that the bird which I lost in the sun? maybe.