Thursday 22nd September - Shenstone

The juvenile Black Redstart was still present at Eastfields Farm this morning when I checked. I only had a short amount of time as I had arranged to do other stuff today but it was still nice to find a few minutes to enjoy this bird again.

Whilst at Butts Lane TMH phoned me to let me know he had got 2 Wheatears and a Peregrine in the ploughed field along the A450.  I quickly popped up there and saw all 3 birds...the Peregrine being the real treat as I only get 3-4 sightings a year on my patch.  

There were also 40+ House Martin and 20 Meadow Pipit over.


  1. Good to see you've got in on the Pipit rush Jase, Mipits have been moving in a big way today!

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  3. Yeah, I've noticed numbers steadily incresing over the past week and half craig