Monday 31st August

1 Sep

Hinderclay, Suffolk, England, GB
31-Aug-2020 06:17 – 12:57
Protocol: Stationary
40 species A record breaking day today from home. Quite a bit of activity brought in one new garden species; Lesser Whitethroat observed a short distance away in a neighbours hedge. The same hedge yielded several Common Chiffchaff a pair of Common Whitethroat a Garden Warbler (only my second record for home) and only the second Reed Bunting I have recorded from home.

It was the 6th consecutive record breaking month with 57 species recording the next closest August was last year with 49 species recorded. Overall total for the yard now stands at 95 species.

Greylag Goose 7 Lagoon
Mallard 2
Common Pheasant 3
Grey Partridge 1 In back field
Stock Dove 2 Lagoon
Common Woodpigeon 100
Collared Dove 3
Common Swift 6 Over Bells Lane
Northern Lapwing 60 Over fens
Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii) 80 Near R & R
Western Marsh Harrier 1 Nr Factory
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 1 Along back field
Red Kite 1 Over fens
Common Buzzard 3 Over fens
Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 GBW
Eurasian Green Woodpecker 1
Eurasian Jay 1 Eating Blackberries, Buxtons Paddock
Eurasian Jackdaw 7 2 Churchyard, 5 flying over yard
Rook 20 Lagoon Field
Carrion Crow 3
Eurasian Blue Tit 9
Great Tit 2 Buxtons Paddock
Barn Swallow 20
Common House Martin 5
Common Chiffchaff 2 GBW
Long-tailed Tit 5 GBW
Eurasian Blackcap 1 Buxtons Paddock
Garden Warbler 1 Buxtons paddock
Lesser Whitethroat 1 Buxtons Paddock
Common Whitethroat 2 Buxtons Paddock
Common Starling 20
Eurasian Blackbird 1
European Robin 1
Dunnock 1 GBW
House Sparrow 10
Common Chaffinch 1 Buxtons Paddock
European Greenfinch 5 Buxtons Paddock
Common Linnet 30
European Goldfinch 5 Buxtons Paddock
Common Reed Bunting 1 Buxtons Paddock

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