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The Marshfield Patch Recent Reports


 

Red-flanked Bluetail | TBOSG


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THE MARSHFIELD PATCH YEAR LISTS


 

SEPTEMBER 2019

 

Sunday 1st

Combined reports today: Northern section; Three Northern Wheatear in fields around Rushmead Barn also two Yellow Wagtail with another three Northern Wheatear and Whinchat West Littleton Road. In the Shire Valley, Sparrowhawk and Kingfisher. Southern section; Little Grebe, eight Mallard and Willow Warbler from Church's Pond. In the Doncombe Valley two male Redstarts; one above the ST Works and one by Ringswell Dewpond. Common Chiffchaff in abundance! (John Barnett, Pete Coslett)

 

Yellow Wagtail | Pete Coslett

 

Monday 2nd

Several Blackcap, Common Chiffchaff, a family of Greenfinch and Garden Warbler around Ringswell Dewpond. (John Barnett)

 

Tuesday 3rd

Across the patch this morning; At least one Grey Heron, several Common Buzzard, ♀ Kestrel, several Lesser Black-backed and Herring Gull, two Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, half a dozen Collared Dove, still a fair few Swallow and House Martin, Common Chiffchaff, Blue and Great Tit, several Nuthatch, an abundance of corvid including ten Raven and small flocks of Linnet,

 

Wednesday 4th

A Mute Swan, (the first of the year and first for at least four years) was seen on Church's Pool this evening. (John Barnett)

 

Thursday 5th

Three Common Whitethroat and a Lesser Whitethroat at Ringswell Dewpond. (John Barnet)