Sunday, 12 June 2011

London WWT

Had a lovely walk around the Wildlife and Wetland trust reserve in Barnes a nice family nature reserve. Had lot of Warblers calling with good numbers of Reed and Sedge Warbers a nice family of young Blackcaps and 1 singing Cetti Warber briefing showing. Had lot of Swifts, Sand Martins, House Martins and a few Swallows over the reserve as well as plenty of young birds of the common garden birds.  Lots of Orchids with Common, Southern Marsh and the odd Bee and Pyramidal Orchid around.

Quite a few waterfowl with Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, Egyptian Goose, both lot of Grebes with the Little Grebe nesting and Pochard with lots of young. In the Wild meadow area had one lovely Water Vole and lot of Marsh Frogs Calling, 1 Black-tailed Skimmer and 1  Emperor Dragonfly.

Bee Orchid

Pyramidal Orchid just coming up

Reed Warbler

Young Robin

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