Friday, 30 December 2016

Busy Day at Cromwell

     
          Took a walk around Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve
          today and was surprised how busy it was, lots of walkers,
          joggers and Anglers on a frosty morning, lots of frost still
          on the canal path as I arrived, Grey Heron flew over the Ski lake.
          Had a look on the Lagoon first and heard a Warbler and a
          Snipe but couldn't locate them among all the reeds, 3 Mallard
          were up by the bridge and a Nuthatch was at the viewing area
          along with the regulars but it didn't stay long but then the lovely
          LTT'S turned up 6 of them darting about all over the place, I then
          took a walk up to the meadow and was chuffed to see 8 Siskin high
          up in the trees mixed with Goldfinch, 2 Dunnock and 2 Wren were
          up there as well, nothing seen up by the weir apart from 6 Mallard
          and a few uni'd's, decided to walk along the canal back to my car and
          got a nice surprise with a Kingfisher on a branch which was a nice
          finish to the day, 6 Canada's were resting on the banking over the river.
          I looked out for the Pink Footed Geese that had been reported on the
          way home but nothing seen or heard.

   











        

1 comment:

  1. Great photos Dave.
    Always good to get Kingfisher.
    I don't get many Siskin - nice one.
    John

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