Had a bit of a tour today on my day off with the weather
being nice, decided to start off at Ben Rhydding Nature
Reserve thought it would be bigger but a nice place,
1 Goosander, 3 Heron, Great & Blue Tits, 4 Tufted Duck,
2 Song Thrush, 4 Robin, 3 Chiff Chaff but the journey
across there brought 4 Buzzards and a Hare.
On way back seen 3 Red Kite one getting attacked by
lots of Lapwing, 2 Kestrels, 6 Curlew, 2 Pied Wagtail.
Decided to stop off at Dowley Gap for a nosey and on
canal were 4 Greylags with goslings then went down by
the sewage works where there were 2 Oystercatchers,
6 Dunnock, 2 Wren, 3 Pied Wagtail, then down to the
river nr the bridge there was 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Jay,
3 LTT's, 2 Dunnock, 2 Blackbird, 2Wren a few Great
& Blue Tits and a beautiful fancy Pigeon or Dove.
Cromwell Bottom was next but decided to give bird viewing
area a miss, 3 Goosander on river, 2 Blackcap, 4 Chiff Chaff
and the regular birds.
Garden had the regulars Gold, Green, & Chaffinch and the
Swallows again and Collared Dove.