Due to the lack of anything picture worthy at the reservoirs,... here's a woolly lawnmower from Saturday. For those in need of a step-by-step guide to butchering the above, see here.
21 April 2014
No big birds with long legs
Popped to Ynys-y-fro this afternoon, thought I'd better scan the skies over Newport for a passing White Stork or escapee Common Crane,... nothing doing. Breeding waterfowl, a few Whitethroat and a handful of hirundines were about the sum of it. The only semi-notable was a male Mallard hybrid (possibly Mallard x Gadwall or 'Brewer's Duck'), the bird was accompanying a female Mallard and a brood of two small young. Mmmmm, backcrosses, potential future stars of many a Gwent Birding blogpost. Watch this space.
Posted at 20:32