|This bird perched up just 15 m away!|
|Too much mascara? Nah!|
|Characteristic deep wing beats|
Also 22 Common Snipe on the southern flood is my highest ever site count, 2 Water Pipit and 3 Little Grebe along the Colne, 1 Peregrine over NW carrying prey, 1-2 Little Egret, 1f Bullfinch, 2-3 Goldcrest, 3+ Redwing all along the railway embankment, c12 Siskin over S, 5 (3m, 2f) Stonechat, 4+ Reed Bunting, 5+ Skylark, 4 Meadow Pipit, 4 Song Thrush and 3 Green Woodpecker. Stanwell Moor added 1m Northern Shoveler and 1 Reed Bunting, and at Stanwell Moor Village 9 Siskin flew NE and a Little Egret was logged.
|5 Stonechat on site today|
|Nice sunset over Staines Moor this evening|