Thursday, September 10, 2020

Responsible Birding Diary: Sunday 6.9.20


This morning, I decided to once again explore the hedge west of the car park along the ‘counter drain’ at Eldernell, Cambs (part of the Nene Washes complex). I encountered 50 species, including 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Cetti’s Warblers, 13 Chiffchaffs, 5 Blackcaps, 6 Whitethroats, 2 Whitethroats, 2 Willow Warblers, fly-over Siskin and Marsh Harrier. There was a steady stream of migrating Meadow Pipits, heading south and Brown Argus and Small Heath butterflies were on the Rabbit-grazed areas.

Juvenile Green Woodpecker, Eldernell, 6.9.20
Whitethroat, Eldernell, 6.9.20

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