Thursday, 21 April 2011

Dartmoor

Headland Warren - 2 male Whinchat, 2 Cuckoo, 6+ Wheatear. Birch Tor- 1 Grasshopper Warbler reeling and showing very well. Challacombe Farm- 1 male Redstart, 3 + Redpoll including 1 male. Yarner Wood- 1 Wood Warbler singing and showing very well low down over the path, 3+ male Redstart, Pied Flys. Trendlebere- 1+ Garden Warbler singing and showing well, 2 + Tree Pipit and a pair of Stonechat. Bovey Tracey- 4 + House Martins opposite the fire station. Most unusual sight of the morning was a Curlew on the grass verge just north of Haytor Rock.