Castle Country Park, Ayrshire: Dipper
singing on Kilmarnock Water at Dean Ford.
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire: Brambling
(1), Siskin (10).
disused railway line, Ayrshire: Winter
bird count highlights: Fieldfare (573), Redwing (410),
Blackbird (23), Starling (187), Yellohammer (76), Rook
(573), Jackdaw (246), Chaffinch (64), Bullfinch (7),
Lesser Redpoll (3), Siskin (10), Long-tailed Tit (6),
Grey Wagtail (2), Woodpigeon (45), Skylark (2), Buzzard
sight-seeing trip: Blue Rock Thrush on the Colosseum
Rome, Italian Sparrow - various locations.
(13) flew south over Knockentiber-Springside disused
Nightjar, Woodlark, Dartford Warbler, Woodcock.
Heron, Black Stork, Rüppell's Vulture, Black Vulture,
Honey Buzzard, Purple Swamphen, Gull-billed Tern, Scop's
Owl, Red-necked Nightjar, White-rumped Swift, Orphean
Warbler, Azure-winged Magpie, Spanish Sparrow, Rock
Sparrow, Rock Bunting, Ortolan Bunting.
31st - June 7th
Field Centre & environs, Perthshire,
Red Grouse, Goshawk, Woodcock, Green Woodpecker, Tree Pipit, Dipper,
Redstart, Ring Ouzel, & Common
de los Atunes & Costa de la Luz, Spain: Cory's
Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Little Bittern, Black-crowned
Night Heron, Squacco Heron, Great Egret, Purple
Heron, Glossy Ibis, Northern Bald Ibis, Eurasian Spoonbill,
Griffon Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Short-toed Eagle,
Booted Eagle, Black-winged Kite, Lesser Kestrel, Purple
Swamphen, Collared Pratincole, Audouin's Gull, Whiskered
Tern, Gull-billed Tern, Audouin's Gull, Little Swift,
Thekla Lark, Calandra Lark, Red-rumped Swallow, Black-eared
Wheatear, Spectacled Warbler, Subalpine Warbler, Western
Bonelli's Warbler, Iberian Chiffchaff, Short-toed Treecreeper,
Shrike, Spotless Starling, Serin.
Park, London: 34
Fieldfare & 5 Redwings at The Hub/Open Spaces.
India Dock Basin, London: 30
Reservoir, London: 58
spp inc Knot, Bearded Tit, Pintail (3), Fieldfare (17),
Water Rail (2), Jackdaw (89).
Park, London: 3
Park, London: Bearded
Tit (Beared Reedling) (2 imm/ff) in tiny reedbed on
the Serpentine by the Diana Princess of Wales memorial.
photos at www.frasersimpson-birdphotography.com
Reservoir, London: 55
spp: Goldfinch, Coot, Canada Goose, Song Thrush, Mute
Swan, Great Tit, Pochard, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Magpie,
Carrion Crow, Black-headed Gull, Robin, Ruddy Duck,
Shoveler, Teal, Moorhen, Green Woodpecker, Wood Pigeon,
Gadwall, Dunnock, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Herring
Gull, Ring-necked Parakeet, Wren, Cormorant, Blackbird,
Lesser Black-backed Gull, Common Gull, Jay, Collared
Dove, Feral Pigeon, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Pied
Wagtail, Chaffinch, Grey Heron, Little Grebe, Jackdaw,
Goldcrest, Redwing, Fieldfare, Kestrel, Bullfinch, Great
Crested Grebe, Greenfinch, House Sparrow, Snipe, Water
Rail, Lapwing, Stock Dove, Reed Bunting, Siskin, Starling,
Reservoir, London: 50
spp: Feral Pigeon, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Wood Pigeon,
Robin, Goldfinch, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed
Gull, Wren, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Starling, Goldcrest,
Herring Gull, Pied Wagtail, Jay, Ring-necked Parakeet,
Coot, Canada Goose, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Blackbird,
Moorhen, Gadwall, Song Thrush, Pochard, Shoveler, Cormorant,
Little Grebe, Teal, Common Gull, Water Rail, Great Spotted
Woodpecker, Snipe, Long-tailed Tit, Grey Heron, Green
Woodpecker, Mistle Thrush, Dunnock, Collared Dove, Mute
Swan, Chaffinch, Kestrel, Siskin, Sparrowhawk, Lapwing,
Ruddy Duck, House Sparrow, Great Crested Grebe, Greylag
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