Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Wenlock Edge feeding station netting

Saturday 5th January 2013:

A net was put up in Chris' garden around feeders, close to the bird hide.

Lots of common species about and some interest from the general public enjoying a morning's walk or cycle on the Edge.

22 Blue Tit, 10 Great Tit, 5 Marsh Tit, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 5 Nuthatch

Other species about - Fieldfare, G-S Woodpecker, Greenfinch, Chaffinch,

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

New Year netting in garden

Tuesday 1st January 2013:

At last the rain has relented. Pond net and bottom of garden by shed. Helped by William.

4 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 1 Goldfinch

Also around: Rooks, single Lesser Redpoll on feeders, Buzzard, Yellowhammer ( at least 3 ) feeding under main feeders

1515: temperature 6.3C with windchill 4.2C ; humidity 55% ; barometer 1008.0 mb ; wind speed 3.9 mps bearing 264Westerly