Birds

Tuesday, October 10th 2017

The lake appeared quiet, but a closer look revealed Moorhens feeding and Mallards just deciding to head off the tree.  They created a large bow wave.

Mallard leaving the tree

In the distance, a juvenile Little Grebe was feeding. There it was and then it wasn't!

No Little Grebe!

Listening to the different bird song on the reserve made me wonder what was around this time, last year.  We were ringing and Brambling were caught.

Brambling

Also Redwing

Redwing

It has been reported that huge flocks are leaving Scandinavia.


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