Monday, 22 August 2011

Migrants on the Move

Whinchat, Caldecote, Warks.

Whinchat - 2 of the 4 at this site

Common Redstart, Sutton Park N.N.R.

Spotted Flycatcher

Typical scene in North Warwickshire

Monday 22nd August 2011

With rainfall forecast over the next few day it could well be worth exploring a local patch for migrants. Certainly there are a good many birds on the move at the moment judging from todays evidence. Caldecote flood meadows near Nuneaton produced 4 Whinchats, 2 Wheatear and a Stonechat while Sutton Park NNR had up to 20 Common Redstart, several Spotted Flycatchers and a Crossbill.

1 comment:

  1. I love this time of year,can't wait to see what could turn up.
    Only seen one Whinchat,this year.