Saturday 16th April 2011 - Shenstone news

I was unable to get around the patch today due to other commitments but here is a round up of sightings by fellow birders:

2 Wheatears (1♂ & 1♀) still present at Stanklyn Lane paddocks this morning (TMH)

1 Yellowhammer and 10 Linnets were present at Stanklyn Lane paddocks early afternoon.  2 Common Whitethroats, Blackcap and Chiffchaff were present along Heath Lane.  Little Owl was seen in the usual area (MP)


  1. Other comittments!!! what else is there but birding ones patch. :-) :-)

  2. Ha...wish that were true..we hand friends over today and had a day out on the Severn Valley Steam Railway...very nice it wass too...but will need to get round patch tommorrow.

    I did however see tufted duck and great crested grebe on the reservoir from train..and also a good number of holly blues, orange tips an never really switch off from the wildlife!

  3. Lovely Wheatear photos on the previous post!

  4. Thanks Shy...I was really pleased with them