Marshfield Patch News

















MARCH 2019


Saturday 2nd

Bit windy for much at Marshfield this afternoon but 58 Golden Plover off Tormarton Road was a nice find. (Pete Coslett)



Pete Coslett


Thursday 7th

This morning in the Shire Valley; two pairs of Grey Wagtail, a pair of Mistle Thrush, five Grey Heron and Common Chiffchaff. (John Barnett)


Friday 8th

A Little Grebe was present on West Littleton Dam. (John Barnett)


Sunday 10th

A wet and windy Marshfield this afternoon; Ten Stock Dove, two Common Stonechat,13 Corn Bunting and Common Buzzard from Down Road. Another 80 Stock Dove from the Tormarton Road. (Pete Coslett)


Monday 11th

This morning; Goshawk over the village and then drifted south. Northfield Lane; c.30 Yellowhammer and two Stock Dove. Rushmead Lane; Peregrine and two Brown Hare. Shire Valley; Four Grey Wagtail, two Mistle Thrush and four Grey Heron. Rushmead Farm; c.100 Linnet. General; several Raven, a few Fieldfare and lots of Skylark singing. (John Barnett)


Wednesday 13th

One Jack Snipe on show around the edge of Dunsdown Pool this morning . (Nigel Sluman)


Thursday 14th

This morning, lots of singing Skylark and Corn Buntings which seem to be establishing territories also a Little Grebe still on West Littleton Dam. (John Barnett)


Wednesday 20th

Two Little Owls on show at dusk. (TBOSG)