Coombe Hill

Coombe Hill (30 April 2011, contributed by Mike Smart and Les Brown)

One pair of Canada Geese with six tiny goslings, female on island still sitting; three pairs of Shelducks, 17 Teal, Oystercatcher now sitting on island, one Little Ringed Plover, three Dunlin in summer plumage, 14 Lapwing (no chicks yet, looks as though some clutches have been predated); lots of birdsong despite strong easterly wind: 2 Cuckoos, at least four Redstarts, one Grasshopper Warbler (most unusual here), c.5 Sedge Warblers, at least 10 Whitethroats, two or three Lesser Whitethroats, lots of Blackcaps, Willow Warblers, Chiffchaffs.

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