4th May 17

Today's Facebook posts can be found here

Also please note that the new email address for Swindon Birds and Wildlife is swindon.birds.sightings@gmail.com


Back to the garden and just 4 moths, a Parornix sp. being first for the year.

(Robin Griffiths)

Parornix sp. (Robin Griffiths)

Cotswold Water Park

A trip to the Water Park today got me my first Nightingale for the year, also seen and heard Cuckoo,Garden Warbler, Chiffchaff,Common Whitethroat, BlackcapSwift, Sand Martin, House Martin, Swallows,and ten Common Terns,Three Buzzards and a Sparrowhawk. a few Brimstone and Orange-tips about and one Holly Blue.

 (Tony Martin)
(Tony Martin)

Report courtesy of Tony Martin.

Rushy Platt

Four Swift flew over Rushy Platt reserve towards Old Town area, Swindon 6pm 4/5/17

(Alan McCluskie)