Wednesday, 28 August 2013
Saturday 25th August, a Tree Pipit heard calling "teez" over garden Corton ORT in the evning no sign of the Wryneck but another Tree Pipit heard calling as it flew over. On Sunday 26th August a Wryneck was seen in the compound of Corton Old sewage works on the mound on the seaward side half way along behind ragwort its back and tail could beseen, the head and shoulders obscured by the ragwort, but later the Wryneck was seen clearly in a gully. During an early morning walk at Corton Churchyard, a Redstart seen flying along the north hedge flew. At Corton new sewage works by the sludge pool, a Redstart and female Blackcap by sewage pond, On the Denes 5 Whinchat seen, initially no Greenish, 1 Clouded Yellow then flew west and over slope, a Wryneck was seen flying and apparently perched by umbillifers (I didn't see it), a Zebra finch flew in grass just a foot from my foot. Another Clouded Yellow seen as I searched for this Wryneck unsuccessfully. On the Sunday afternoon, by the top of steps leading to the Oval the excellent Greenish Warbler seen on occasions in a sycamore bush zipping about. Memorably, the excellent Greenish warbler perched and stuck its head out showing its characteristic head and supercilia for just 2 seconds before whizzing off again. A Wryneck was seen by the path just west of Links rd car park, watched feeding edge of park with Dick. At Corton new Sewage works pool 3 Chiff- Chaffs & a Willow Warbler seen but no 2nd Greenish seen here or seen or a potential 3rd one heard by Corton shelter belt. Tree Pipit heard calling "teez" over the garden again.