Marshfield Patch News













JULY 2019



Tuesday 2nd

Around the patch today; Common Buzzard, Stock Dove, Collared Dove, ten Swift, Kestrel, c.100 Rook, Raven, eight Skylark, four House Martin, two Swallow, two Common Chiffchaff, four Blackcap, four Common Whitethroat, 12 House Sparrow, Pied Wagtail, 25 Linnet, eight Goldfinch, four Corn Bunting and four Yellowhammer. (Robert Hargreaves)


Thursday 4th

A Quail was audible from Down Road this evening. (Martin Smith)


Friday 5th

At least one Spotted Flycatcher in the Shire Valley at Marshfield today. (Mike Jackson)


Sunday 7th

At least thirty (30) House Sparrow from Northfield Lane plus good numbers of Skylark around. From Orchid Lane, Marbled White and Ringlet and a pair of Essex Skipper on Down Track. Also of interest some lovely Pyramidal Orchid, Long-stalked Cranesbill including a white flower version, and recently Shepherd's Needle on Rushmead Farm. (John Barnett)


Monday 8th

At least one singing Quail (possibly three) still audible from the Down Road/ Down Track area at 21: 30 also Common Buzzard, Cuckoo, Little Owl, Mistle Thrush, Linnet, Corn Bunting and Yellowhammer. (Alan Gilbert)