The first COMMON STONECHAT of the spring appeared on Friday and was still present today, flitting along the fenceline between Cemetery Corner and Wilstone (see images below).
A selection of images from recent visits follow -:
Our first of the season, following just two records of 3 birds in 2015. Three are wintering at Pitstone Hill too, while Dave had an additional migrant male in the Ivinghoe Sheep Paddocks on Saturday
Both Egyptian Geese still around
Startop's End drake GREATER SCAUP now in full finery
Common Teal numbers now in sharp decline....
17 Eurasian Wigeon on Startop's taking advantage of the new stone wall
Up to 5 Dabchicks have overwintered on Startop's
One of 3 Yellowhammers in Cemetery Corner yesterday