WEDNESDAY 23 FEBRUARY
A very wet morning but considerably milder than of late, with temperatures recovering to 14 degrees C by mid-afternoon - spring is on the way! The drizzle did eventually clear at about 1300 hours but grey cloud prevailed throughout.
I managed to clean up on Dunlin and Water Pipit today and evidenced hints of migration......
CHAFFINCH HOUSE, LITTLE CHALFONT (BUCKS)
Many LESSER REDPOLL now visiting the feeders including some bright adult males, with a pair of Greenfinches present for at least an hour this morning.
CHESS VALLEY (BUCKS)
Still 3 LITTLE EGRETS in evidence, with 2 feeding with the horse in Mill Farm Water Meadows; also 3 Stock Doves. A juvenile CORMORANT is at Bois Mill Pond with an adult-type roosting in the dead tree just east of Latimer Bridge
LOWNDES PARK LAKE, CHESHAM (BUCKS)
All 5 adult Mute Swans still present