Wednesday, 12 September 2012

11-09-12 Maple Lodge, Stockers Farm & Lake

A morning visit to Maple Lodge Nature Reserve produced the following species of note:-
Little Grebe (4), Common Teal (11), Northern Shoveler (17), Red Kite (1), Green Sandpiper (1), Ring-necked Parakeet (2), Great-spotted Woodpecker (1), Common House Martin (15), Common Treecreeper (1).

                                         Northern Shoveler (eclipse male).

I then conducted an early afternoon visit to Stockers Farm & Lake where the following species were encountered :-

Stockers Farm
Common Kestrel (male), Ring-necked Parakeet (2), Barn Swallow (8), Pied Wagtail (3).  

Stockers Lake :-
Little Egret (1), Green Sandpiper (1 calling but not seen), Stock Dove (4), Common Kingfisher (1), Great-spotted Woodpecker (1), Eurasian Nuthatch (1), Carrion Crow (leucistic bird showing white primaries).

                                          Common Darter at Stockers Lake.

                                                       Mole (dead) at Stockers Lake.

                                          Common Blue (male) at Stockers Lake.

                                              Common Blue showing underwing.

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