Saturday, 2 August 2014

causey and back

Willow tits along the Tanfield railway Track with Whitethroat,Goldfinch etc, house martins swifts swallows etc.
Reed buntings in the field left of the track down to causey arch kestrels buzzards and red kites about, dippers at causey arch, didn't see any spotted flycatchers although they have been seen in the last few weeks. Blue tits, wrens around the arch.
Then it started to thunder and lightning with heavy rain.
Got wet.
Fields have.been ploughed so that attracted bh,Lbb, Herring gulls.
About 150 Lapwing with 6 curlew and 100 starling.
Also noticed they were shooting pigeons around the farm. Probably crows too.