Grasshopper Warbler @ Nantmel Tip

A single bird seen well in the reedy area down the bottom end. Also seen 3 Whitethroat, a number of Willow Warbler (including a singing bird) and a few Chiffchaffs. Also heard a Willow Tit and as dusk fell, around 50 Pied wagtails came into the reeds in small groups to roost.

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4 Responses to Grasshopper Warbler @ Nantmel Tip

  1. kevjoynes says:

    Well done on the Gropper-Bazz went earlier in the year and couldn’t find any.

  2. bazzpugh says:

    Went this morning Kev,Steve and still no luck….but loads of hirundines feeding over the leaching pool mainly house martins with a few swallows ..whitethroat , tree pipit ,Chiffie and willow warbler calling.

  3. steeejones says:

    I saw it from the public footpath about 50m before you go over the style towards the river. It wasnt reeling, just sat on the meadowsweet scolding me with a ‘tick,tick’ call. Dont often see them so well.

  4. bazzpugh says:

    No wonder I didn’t see it Steve ….I was concentrating on where I have sighted and heard it previously L.H.S. 100 metres past main gate. ( naughty)!

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