Wednesday, 1 April 2009

1st April 2009

Walked to Earlswood during the early morning, and stayed there for about 7 hours apparently! No hirundines were seen, but noted 6 Chiffchaffs, 1 male Blackcap (this time singing along the northern side of Engine Pool near the car park), 1 Kingfisher, 2 Greylag Geese and 4 Common Pheasants during the expedition. My best sighting was a female Pochard at Engine Pool; she moved to Windmill Pool as human presence increased.
Hopefully an Osprey will put in an appearance during the next 2 weeks or so, because in recent years single birds have been reported on 02/04/2001, 11/04/2003 and 08/04/2008 (BirdGuides).
M.P. Griffiths

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