An after work visit in the early evening to the old Corton sewage works site revealed a young Spotted Flycatcher dashing all over the place in the windy conditions. Always nice to see, the Spotted Flycatcher is a declining summer visitor and now more often seen in the local area on migration. It used the same high hedge area that hosted so many Spotted Flycatchers, Pied Flycatchers & Redstarts during the spectacular fall of migrants in the area last September.
The visit was abruptly curtailed by the sudden onslaught of a rain shower.
Pictured is one of those Spotted Flycatchers from exactly the same spot seen and photographed in September 2008.