M A R S H F I E L D  D I A R Y


The Marshfield Patch year list currently stands at 105 - the most recent additions; Marsh Harrier, Pied Flycatcher





Sunday September 10th

In the Shire Valley; Twelve Grey Heron (a record count) two Common Chiffchaff, Blackcap and several Raven. A single Northern Wheatear on Northfield Lane with another from Orchid Lane. Several Raven and Meadow Pipit on Rushmead Farm. (John Barnett)




Saturday September 9th

A male Stonechat from Orchid Lane this afternoon also two Lesser Whitethroat feeding on Elderberries west of Shire Bridge and Spotted Flycatcher. (Pete Coslett)


© Pete Coslett




Monday September 4th

In the Shire Valley this morning; A couple of Grey Heron, Mallard, Marsh Harrier, Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, several Red-legged Partridge, Green Woodpecker, House Martin, Swallow, three Common Redstart, Marsh Tit and a handful of Raven. (TBOSG)






Saturday September 2nd

Combined reports from the patch this afternoon; Several Grey Heron, Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, two Hobby, ca.20 Red-legged Partridge, Stock Dove, Green Woodpecker, Swallow, House Martin, Grey Wagtail, several Common Redstart, three Mistle Thrush, plenty of Common Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler, Long-tailed Tit, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, ca.20 Raven, small numbers of Goldfinch and a couple of Bullfinch. (Pete Coslett, TBOSG)





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