The latest bird and wildlife news from Paxton Pits.
Sunday, 20 October 2013
Highlights today were 2 Caspian Gulls (an adult-type and a 2nd winter), 4+ Yellow-legged Gulls, female-type Marsh Harrier flying south along the river mid morning, single Rock Pipit, Ruff still, Greenshank, Ringed Plover (flew south), 7 Siskins and a single Redpoll over, plus a Mistle Thrush and 5 Fieldfare. Small groups of Redwing and the odd Skylark noted passing over throughout the day. Several Common Darters and 2 Peacock Butterflies still on the wing.