Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Patch tick today!

Long overdue (and really not sure why) - a green woodpecker this morning constituted the first record on patch since I moved here in 2006. Otherwise the fields close by are very quiet at the moment. I've been hoping for a repeat of 2011 when I had two singing quail here but no such luck this year. I ended up spending time watching the house martins gather mud after last night's thunder storm:

Guess they must be struggling if they are still nest building? Also this smart male yellowhammer singing this morning.

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