Saturday 5 November 2011

Birds about!

At last week's family event (below), 15 sorts of bird were counted, including two Goldfinch overhead. Today many birds are moving. Having already (on the Environment Trail blog) recorded 29 Lapwing and 5 Buzzards flying towards Brook Wood, I headed down valley to see if the Buzzards or more birds were there. At both ends of Brook Wood were parties of Long-tailed Tits. Not only did I see these, I probably saved a life! At Townfields I had just started listening to them when a big female Sparrowhawk flew up, with great views, and away! Oops - no breakfast for her here today!  - George