TUESDAY 31 AUGUST
High pressure dominated today with clear blue skies and light NNE winds - perfect conditions in fact for migrating Common and European Honey Buzzards. It also turned very warm in the sunshine and on the East and South coasts, many Scandinavian drift migrants began to appear.......
CHESS RIVER VALLEY AND CHORLEYWOOD (BUCKS/HERTS)
The single LITTLE EGRET was again in the stream east of Bois Mill, with a female Common Pheasant feeding in Mill Farm Water Meadows.
Most significant was a feeding flock of 37 wagtails on the Clement Dane School Playing Fields late afternoon, including a male YELLOW WAGTAIL (the first recorded this year in my District), 8 WHITE WAGTAILS and 28 Pied Wagtails. A single female Linnet was also feeding with them