Woodpigeon movement

Another big Woodpigeon movement over Leckwith, with smaller numbers over Canton. Movement SSW as usual. 24,200 birds passing in one hour between 08.15 and 09.15. Two large flocks of about 500 birds “fell” from quite a height into Company’s Wood, Leckwith. Smaller numbers continuing after count ended.

Canton and Grangetown

Reed Warbler singing in scrub, Canton, 200 metres away from river. Sanatorium Park, one Whitethroat singing. Leckwith Hill/Ely Trail, Grey Wagtails holding territory. Grangemoor Park, two Whitethoats singing; one Cetti’s singing. Watkiss Way/Ely River, one Cetti’s singing