What a horrible night. I was up at midnight because of the rumbling of the Thunder, and I must admit, I was a bit scared.
Getting the snorkel and Masks out of the cupboard to avoid the big puddles on the way to my Bus Stop this morning, a resident pair of Linnets have been enjoying the small, over grown field we have opposite the bus shelter.
Moving towards school on the coach, a Grey Wagtail flew up from an over-flowed stream, and on to a roof top. A few Swallows are still showing, but I'm sure the numbers will increase.
For you "Twitchers" out there, on the 2nd of May, you may have noticed that a Male Pied Flycatcher was close to the reserve center, along with the commoner birds.
An update from Blue Tit Cam back at home, and we now have a big total of 10 eggs in our box, and "Mamma" Blue Tit is spending most of the time incubating. Hope the weather improves and speak to you soon.
TOTAL OF BIRDS SPECIES IN 2012 = 137