Marsh Tits have been present at the feeders on most visits with a high of three on the 12th.
Chaffinch numbers have increased which has brought in a few Bramblings with three seen yesterday.
One of the Bramblings
The Ring-necked Parakeet was seen a couple more times earlier in the month but not recently. On the 12th two Hawfinches were found in Sprivers in beech trees near the ponds,
Yesterday(17th) the patch held really good numbers of birds with 300+ Black headed Gulls on fields in Swigs with a single Common Gull and a Mediterranean Gull with them.
Med Gull with Black headeds
A walk to the lake in the late afternoon saw 6 Grey wagtails come in to roost and a Chiffchaff was also seen.