Around the small pool I was watching a group of four Treecreeper when the male Lesser Spot alighted on one of the large pines and put on a show. Then I picked up a Willow Tit singing from just outside the Fishing clubhouse. Between the two pools there was a male Blackcap and there were double figures of singing Chiffchaff. On the way back to the car park a male Reed Bunting was singing from the hedgerow.
This evening a call from Steve Cawthray who found a Sandwich Tern had me scurrying from the Quarry to Shustoke where I thankfully connected with said bird. Dave Hutton has promised me a photo so watch this space.
|Sandwich Tern – Dave Hutton|