Reed Warbler singing in scrub, Canton, 200 metres away from river. Sanatorium Park, one Whitethroat singing. Leckwith Hill/Ely Trail, Grey Wagtails holding territory. Grangemoor Park, two Whitethoats singing; one Cetti’s singing. Watkiss Way/Ely River, one Cetti’s singing
Two Whitethroats, one Cettis clearly seen and singing.
Lesser Whitethroat singing near the River Ely.
Common Whitethroat-3. Cetti’s Warbler- 2 singing.
Dunleavey Drive- Reed Warbler, one singing in roadside bushes.
River Ely, Watkiss Way, Sedge Warbler singing.
One Common Whitethroat singing; one Reed Warbler singing; two Cetti’s singing.
17th April, 2 Cetti’s singing.
Leckwith Road, Canton Ditches near Athletics Stadium–one Reed Warbler singing.
Two Willow Warblers and one Cetti’s singing (Grangemoor Park), two Blackcaps, five Chiffs.
Four Chiffs, 2 Blackcaps, one Willow Warbler (Sanatorium Park) all singing this morning.
At last..first singing Chiffchaffs-Coed Bychan and Birdy’s Lane. Dipper singing and seen Ely River, Cowbridge Road bridge.
Male Stonechat back in area where breeding confirmed in 2017.
In garden, Canton Cardiff– one male Blackcap.
As usual, though a little earlier, Wood Pigeon movement ssw over Canton this morning:
25,500 counted in two hours between 7.25 and 9.25am.
The ditches alongside Leckwith Road have been “home” to Moorhens for several years! They have even bred there too. In addition it is a site where Reed Warblers briefly stop off on Spring passage. This falls inside my BBS site. During winter two or three Moorhens often venture onto the grass verges of Leckwith Rd as well! Glad to note that you’ve seen them there today!
One flying north over Canton early this evening.
late post from yesterday evening- single Little Egret.
Stonechat–five birds, at least three were recently fledged juveniles.
Skylark singing; Reed Warbler singing as usual.
Following regular sightings of adults (male and female) during the Spring, male and femal with two fledged juveniles present today. First breeding in this locality that I am aware of in the last forty years.
Reed Warbler and Whitethroat singing, Grangemoor with Cetti’s just outside and near Penarth Road Bridge.
Sanatorium Park, female Stonechat in same locality where male present on a number of occasions recently. Whitethroat singing.