|Crossbill (male) Croxton Heath 24/02/14.|
Upon my arrival at the site, I could see that Crossbills were in the area and as I got closer it was clear that the birds were now drinking at different puddles as the former were drying up.
Up to about 10 Crossbills were present with some close views of birds visiting their drinking site.
|Crossbill (female) at Croxton Heath 24/02/14.|
Also noted at Croxton Heath was 2 singing Woodlarks, several singing Skylarks, and a number of Yellowhammers.
A single Sparrowhawk passed over the heath.