Sunday, April 22, 2007

22nd April 2007

Stoke Newington Reservoirs 1030-1330 MJP,DH,LP
sunny, warm. light SW.

Sedge Warbler - 1
Reed Warbler - 1
Common Tern - 2
Swift - 50+
Blackcap - 7+
Willow Warbler - 1
Sand Martin - 1
Swallow - 8
Hybrid Canada x Greylag - 1 (paired with a canada)

The first Common Terns of the year, the first Sedge Warbler of the year (found by DH), and the second Reed Warbler (after LP had one at the Res yesterday), plus good numbers of Blackcaps (many singing) and large numbers of Swifts made for a pleasant few hours. No sign of large raptors again, unfortunately.