Sunday, 19 April 2020

Humphreston Farm area, Albrighton, Shropshire.

Getting a breath of air.

Blue Tit (Herrerillo Común / Parus caeruleus) collecting nest material.
Headed out of the village and crossed the A41 and walked out towards Humphreston Farm, in the first group of trees a Blackcap (Curruca Capirotada / Sylvia atricailla) was singing along side a couple of Common Chiffchaffs (Mosquitero Común / Phylloscopus collybita), Great Tit (Carbonera Común / Parus major) and a Dunnock (Acentor Común / Prunella modularis).
Blue Tit (Herrerillo Común / Parus caeruleus) collecting nest material.
As I continued on I saw Blue Tit (Herrerillo Común / Parus caeruleus), Raven (Cuervo / Corvus corax), Jackdaw (Grajilla / Corvus monedula), a single male Yellowhammer (Escribano Cerillo / Emberiza citronella), Robin (Petirrojo Europeo / Erithacus rubecula), Pheasant (Faisán Vulgar / Phaisanus colchicus), Nuthatch (Trepador Azul / Sitta europaea), Woodpigeon (Paloma Torcaz / Columba palumbus), Carrion Crow (Corneja Negra / Corvus corone), Common Chaffinch (Pinzón Vulgar / Fringilla coelebs) as well as White Dead Nettle (Lamium album), Greater stitchwort (Stellaria holostea) and on the fields a single very distant European Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus).
Blue Tit (Herrerillo Común / Parus caeruleus) collecting nest material.
On the way down to the stream I found a nice clump of white Common Bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta), Annual Mercury (Mercurialis annua), Common Daisy (Bellis perennis), Common Nettle (Urtica dioica), Wild Cherry (Prunus avium), Greenfinch (Verderón Común / Carduelis chloris), Goldfinch (Jilguero / Carduelis carduelis), Greylag Geese (Ansar Común / Anser anser) and along the stream Lesser Celendine (Ranunculus ficaria), Peacock (Aglais io), Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) and Common Drone Fly (Eristalis tenax).
Lickens on a gate bar.
I walked back along the road and around to a bit of woodland seeing Common Carder Bee (Bombus pascuorum), flowering Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna), Ivy (Plural ivies), Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata), Common Buzzard (Busardo Ratonero / Buteo buteo), Long-tailed Tit (Mito / Aegithalos caudatus), Barn Swallow (Golondrina Común / Hirundo rustica), Collared Dove (Tórtola Turca / Streptopelia decaocto) and as I walked back to the village a Grey Heron (Garza Real / Ardea cinerea) flew over head and a Blue Tit flew into an English Oak (Quercus robur) collecting nest material.
Ivy (Plural ivies).
Peacock (Aglais io).
Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris).
Common Carder Bee (Bombus pascuorum).
Common Bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta).
Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna).

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