Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

Week 16

The week started well at the work patch with the arrival of a Willow Warbler on Tuesday the 19th butterflies were more in evidence this week because of the splendid weather [see patch highlights at this Page Link] with 6 species seen, the walk to work this week also produced a Green Woodpecker. Thursday 21st was an Owl night around the local moors with Little Owl, Tawny Owl and Long Eared Owls about also seen was a Common Sandpiper on a near by reservoir [cant say which one because of the owls] . Friday the 22nd was around the Langsett area and Cheesegate nab no Ring Ouzels this year however the weather was excellent today so people were about lots of people but the birds we did see or hear were Meadow Pipit, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Redstart, Cuckoo, Skylark, Goldfinch,  Red Grouse, Blackbird, Robin, Siskin, Swallow, Greenfinch, Coal Tit, Great Tit, Blue Tit 

Male Blackbird