THE MARSHFIELD PATCH RECENT REPORTS

AUGUST 2022

 

Monday 1st

Two Red Kite, two Common Buzzard, three Raven, Skylark, 12 Swallow, Willow Warbler, Common Redstart, three Pied Wagtail, 8+ Linnet, Corn Bunting and two Yellowhammer.

 

Wednesday 3rd

Shire Valley; Two Spotted Flycatcher, five Mistle Thrush and Little Egret.

 

Thursday 4th

A Red Kite from Shirehill Lane and a juvenile Yellow Wagtail from West Littleton Road.

 

Monday 8th

A Red Kite over the A420 at Marshfield. At least four Spotted Flycatcher between the two ponds in the Shire Valley this morning.

 

A good year for Spotted Flycatcher in the Shire Valley it seems! | TBOSG

 

Thursday 11th

A juvenile Common Stonechat was present on Northfield Lane in the evening.

 

Friday 12th

Red Kite from Down Road and a mixed flock c.70 birds on Shirehill Lane including Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer, Goldfinch and Linnet.

 

Saturday 13th

Shire Valley this morning. At least seven Spotted Flycatcher, juvenile/ female Pied Flycatcher, two Common Redstart, Common Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, two Red Kite, Peregrine, Hobby, juvenile Grey Wagtail, two Blackcap, Nuthatch, Greenfinch, two Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker.

 

Pied Flycatcher | Paul Sawyer

 

Sunday 14th

Shire Valley: Great Spotted and Green Woodpecker, two Kestrel, four Blue Tit, three Great Tit, 15 Swallow, House Martin, five Willow Warbler, two Goldcrest, two Wren, three Nuthatch, at least five Spotted Flycatcher, three Common Redstart, 20 Linnet and 15 Goldfinch. A Red Kite over the Tormarton Road and a Hobby over the village.