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Not everybody will like them, but I confess I’m an admirer of crows. My local crows have young and are very keen to clear up my leftover scraps during this prolonged drought. I have taught them to come by loudly … Continue reading
3 Reed Buntings in full song there today, also 1 GS Woodpecker, a few inquisitive Red Kites and plenty of singing Skylarks & Meadow Pipits.
Nice to hear the reed warblers in full song the other day opposite Lakeside Avenue. Amazing they’re still there as it’s rather bare now with most lakeside reeds cut down there for the vieooow 😦
Meadow pipits and larks singing there today, also a few fieldfares chattering in nearby trees.
Fairly sure I heard one yaffle this morning from the Gorse Farm area. Anyone else heard it yet? Seems a bit early, but many other birds have also suddenly burst into song after the snow, like a bit of pent-up demand.