Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Getting ready for the Dawn Chorus

I had a quick recce around the park between 04:45 and 05:15 this morning in preparation for Thursday's walk.  Didn't see a lot because it was quite a dull and overcast morning, but what a chorus!
Hilly Fields at 5am
What I did see this morning were Blackbird, Starling, Carrion Crow, Magpie, Robin and Mistle Thrush.  I heard lots but was particularly pleased to recognise a Blackcap, because I only learnt its banging-two-stones-together call on last Tuesday's dawn chorus walk with Chris along Waterlink Way.

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