Sunday, 22 August 2010

Bits and Pieces - Steve Rodwell

Ivinghoe Beacon am: Female/juv COMMON REDSTART seen with Dave and Mike in scrub below the car park. 5 Wheatears sheep pens. Later with Ed and Rob 3 or 4 Yellow Wagtails over the beacon (been seeing small number most days over the last week in the region). There must be c.150 Goldfinches around the beacon.

There have been 2 juvenile Little Ringed Plovers commuting between Pitstone Quarry and Startops the last few days. Up to 15 Common Swifts over Tring this afternoon.

In the evening at Wilstone one Pintail and one Dunlin. The COMMON REDSTART was still present behind the hide last thing.