Saturday, April 05, 2008

April 5th Rugby area

Draycote Water
Early morning visit: adult summer Little Gull in biggen bay, Common Sandpiper farborough bank, Golden Plover heading north.
Evening visit: Common Tern, House Martin off lin croft point, Yellow Wagtail hensborough bank and Med Gull adult summer.

Napton on the Hill
Visible migration produced Meadow Pipits 340, Fieldfare 35, Redwing 10, Skylark 29, Brambling 2, Lesser Redpoll 4, Swallow 4, and Sand Martin 60

Napton Reservoir
Sedge Warbler, 30 Sand Martin, Swallow 2 and Cetties Warbler / Water Rail heard.

Grandborough Valley
Short-eared Owl near woodbine farm heading north mobbed by Rooks
Osprey over Grandborough village and reported by fishermen at Draycote Water 1130am.


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