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Coney Meadow and Adjoining Areas (1 Viewer)

Woodchat

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Great to see the Eyed Hawk Moths in Coney Meadow this morning. Also saw an Emperor Dragonfly and my first Large Skipper of the year.
The Terrapin was sunbathing on a log just west of Salwarpe village.
A Cuckoo was calling around Ladywood.
Coot with young on Tapenhall pool
The usual Warblers including Lesser Whitethroat singing at Coney Meadow.
 

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Woodchat

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Another Common Spotted Orchid Coney Meadow.

Emperor Dragonfly between Ladywood and Porter's Mill

A Painted Lady seen yesterday between Salwarpe and Ladywood.
 

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Woodchat

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A Red Kite over Chawson Lane allotments about 5 minutes ago.
2+ Yellowhammers just north west of Salwarpe village this morning.

Male Cuckoo calling between Salwarpe and Ladywood on Wednesday.
 

Ian Byrnes

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A Red Kite over Chawson Lane allotments about 5 minutes ago.
2+ Yellowhammers just north west of Salwarpe village this morning.

Male Cuckoo calling between Salwarpe and Ladywood on Wednesday.
Here's a shot of the Red Kite from this morning over Bridge 4. This is the same bird seen at Grimley earlier in the year.
 

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Woodchat

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At least 2 Red Kites hanging around Tapenhall/ Mildenham/ Egg Lane all morning.
2 juvenile Little Owls in oak tree at Linacres paddocks
Singing Cuckoos at Ladywood and around Tapenhall
Kingfisher briefly at Porter's Mill
Juvenile Sedge Warbler near Mildenham Mill
Lesser Whitethroat singing at Ladywood
Family party of Coot on Tapenhall pool
A few Meadow Brown butterflies

A Sand Martin with mixed hirundines over Coney Meadow on Saturday plus 4 Ravens over
 
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Woodchat

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4 Red Kites together just north west of Salwarpe village - a new patch record count for me. Following a tractor with loads of gulls and Buzzards.

Single Red Kites seen elsewhere earlier.

Hobby over near New Mill and Knight's Grove.

2 Grey Partridges sinton Lane plus Yellowhammers.
Kestrels and Sparrowhawk
Painted Lady, Large Skippers and Marbled Whites plus Meadow Browns
 

Birder Gladys

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This evenings highlights. Grey wagtail busy feeding 4 fledglings, family of pheasants, House Martins flying low over Reed bed plus low over head. Close to 40 birds seen or heard
 

Ian Byrnes

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This morning between 4 & 3 ...Barn Owl hunting low over meadow back of fishing pools. Grasshopper Warbler briefly (grainy pic), Buzzard hunting in same meadow & Red Kite over 4. Numerous Reed Warblers & Buntings. 2 Kestrels, Green & GS Woodpecker
 

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Woodchat

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A drake Gadwall over near Salwarpe about 10 minutes ago.
Red Ķite lingering around Porter's Mill - Mildenham earlier
A couple of singing Cetti's Warblers
Coots with young on Tapenhall pool
Marbled White
 

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