12th May 2012 – Park Corner, Arlington, Hope Gap

Al, Shaun, John, Sue and Chrissie met at Park Corner at a very civilised 10 o’clock on a sunny but cool morning. Our hopes of nightingale were rewarded, with one singing when we had gone about half way round the reserve. We subsequently had good ‘scope views of the bird. Garden warbler was also heard, and seen briefly, and there were plenty of blackcaps, chiffchaffs and a few whitethroats. Shaun Continue reading

Wood Warblers are back!

In recent news a Wood Warbler was found at Townsend car park, a regular haunt for this species over the years, and another at St John’s Common. We are particularly interested in any sightings of this species, please do get in touch if you have heard or seen one this year.