Friday, 6 May 2016

Quicker than Fast - Swift.

The Stanford in the Vale Swifts returned to the village on the 4th of May this year and what a welcome sight and screeching sound they are. I heard the Cuckoo today close to the ridgeway and not too far from white horse hill and there were good numbers of yellowhammers about , although I had to travel back down the vale about a mile from childrey to find assorted warblers including chiffchaff, willow warbler and blackcap.
the oxon feather.
Male Blackcap
Female Blackcap

Scrawny Roe

Singing Yellowhammer and young Stock Dove

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