Tuesday 29th January:
I had the the joy of seeing a ♂ Merlin was seen hunting low over stubble fields before flying off towards Mustow Green late afternoon.
Sunday 3rd February:
There were 10 Goosander (5♂, 5♀) were present on Captains Pool late afternoon (TS) and when I arrived they were present for around 10 minutes before flying off in a NE direction. I also had cracking views of a Kingfisher on the island.
Monday 4th February:
4 Goosander (2♂) dropped in on Captains Pool late afternoon (TS).
Tuesday 5th February:
The winter flock of c.40 Corn Buntings was still present in the Stanklyn Lane area. Also present in the stubble fields were 3 Yellowhammers, c.60 Chaffinch, c.80 Linnet and 18 Goldfinch. Also I heard a Skylark in song in this area.
♂ Merlin - Shenstone, March 2012
(Archive record footage)