1 Cuckoo heard (probably at Seamere)
1 Whinchat at Little Cressingham
I was up very early this morning with a view to checking suitable sites for migrants on my way to work. Dawn was cool and dry with some mist, however, this would soon burn off to give a day of sunny spells, but the persistent north-easterly wind had a cool edge to it.
|Ring Ouzel near Hingham 22/04/15|
This one paddock was also very productive for other Thrush species with 15+ Blackbirds, 4 Song Thrushes, and 1 Mistle Thrush seen. Other migrants included a single Whitethroat, a Blackcap, and a distant calling Cuckoo.
A quick visit overlooking the Watton Brook valley from the Great Cressingham road produced a single Whinchat along the weed-filled ditch, a typical habitat for this passage migrant on the patch.