Sunday, 25 April 2021

25/04 Thatcham Marsh LNR

Location: Thatcham Marsh LNR
Session: 25/04/2021, 06:30 to 11:00hrs
Notes: A significant drop in temperature and was uncomfortably cold. A few more Reed and Sedge Warblers in since the 18/04/2021 session and our first Whitethroat of the year. We finished earlier than intended because it got very windy as well as cold.
Present: JL,DL,JHW,IW
Weather: Sunny, breezy, cold.
Nets: 252metres in 3 rides of 198M, 36M, 18M up from 06:30 to 10:00hrs
Lures: None

Sightings 39 species: Of note a Cuckoo flying around the reed bed, just two swallows over and a Grey Wagtail. A few years ago, Collared Doves roosted in numbers in the scrub by the ringing station however a single bird in the same area was the first seen here for a while. 

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