Thursday, 20 May 2010

Year's first Melodious Warbler

An afternoon visit to the grassland near Bani/Banne (TS), produced: Honey Buzzard (1), Kestrel, Cuckoo, Scops Owl (1 calling by day!), Woodlark, Tawny Pipit (3), Black Redstart (singing-breeding pair), Melodious Warbler (1 singing in a low bush, seen briefly; always remaining concealed), Red-backed Shrike (1m and 3 f), Hawfinch, Rock Bunting (3).
RB Shrike:

Tawny Pipit: