Tuesday, February 4, 2020
4th February 2020 - Iford Brooks
A trip out after work was rewarding with a Siberian Chiffchaff down the lane. It showed reasonably well but always remained quite low in a patch of brambles. The Brooks themselves were very quiet with just four Mute Swan and 41 Rook being noted on the meadows. The duck pond still held c200 Wigeon and two drake Shoveler. A Kestrel and Common Buzzard were noted overhead and a couple of Song Thrush were heard in song distantly as well as a drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker. On my way back to the car a flock of c100 Starling headed south-west shortly followed by c200 Woodpigeon and seven Pied Wagtail headed North along with ten Linnet and a Grey Heron.