Thursday, 17 April 2008

Spring migrants over the week plus a Vulcan!!

Due to problems with my internet(See other post), I will include a brief description of the spring migrants I have seen over the last week.

14th April 2008: Warren Hills.
Ring Ouzel and two (male and female) Wheatears.

15th April 2008: Soar Valley(Wanlip Meadows).
1 Little Egret.

16th April 2008: East Leicestershire(Eyebrook Res).
Yellow Wagtail(3) and 1 Ringed Plover.
However the major highlight of the day was connecting with the refurbished Vulcan Bomber flying over the Leicestershire countryside, on my way home!

17th April 2008: Soar Valley area (Cossington Meadows) and Eyebrook Res.
1 Dunlin, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Cuckoo, 1 female Wheatear, 1 Little Egret and 1 Sedge Warbler at Cossington Meadows.
1 "Blue-headed Wagtail" and 10+ Yellow Wagtails at Eyebrook Res in the afternoon.

18th April 2008: Thornton Res.
1 male Redstart.
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