There were 12 Swifts gradually moving west over Low Moor at mid-morning.
Norwood Bottom between Lindley Wood and Folly Hall Wood (excluding wood)
A pair of Common Sandpipers were at the top of the reservoir, six Redstarts (including one female) and a Garden Warbler was seen and heard. There were also three Blackcaps, five Chiffchaffs, ten Willow Warblers and four Pied Flycatchers (all male).
Irene and John Flood.
Wheatears were again seen at this location. There were five females, in their favoured spot by the dilapidated sheds, close to the running track. This time they were joined by two Whinchats.
An Osprey passed through the valley at 11.35am.
|One of the nicest sounds of spring, a Garden Warbler was heard in the Washburn Valley. Photo by Stephen Lilley|