Recent sightings from the patch at Marshfield.

APRIL 2021


Thursday 1st

New for the year, two Willow Warbler at Ringswell this morning! (John Barnett)


Friday 2nd

Nuthatch, four Chaffinch, two Common Chiffchaff, three Grey Wagtail, Raven, Goldcrest, two Common Stonechat, Great Spotted and Green Woodpecker in the Shire Valley. (Paul Sawyer)


Saturday 3rd/ Sunday 4th

Saturday: Three Grey Heron and two Canada Goose at West Littleton Dam, two Swallow at Ringswell Dew Pond. Sunday: Two Common Scoter over Marshfield village at 22:10. (John Barnett)


Monday 5th

Three Grey Heron in the Shire Valley, also several Blackcap and Common Chiffchaff. Two Canada Geese on West Littleton Dam, c.120 Linnet and Swallow from Northfield Lane and two Swallow at Ringswell Dew Pond. (John Barnett)


Wednesday 7th

A Willow Warbler at Ringswell and four Blackcap south of village. (John Barnett)


Thursday 8th

Shire Valley: Three Grey Heron, three Mallard, seven Mistle Thrush, Song Thrush, three Common Buzzard, two Green and three Great Spotted Woodpecker, two Meadow Pipit, Grey and Pied Wagtail, two Swallow, Long-tailed, Blue and Great Tit, three Nuthatch, six Fieldfare and two Raven. West Littleton Dam: Coot, Moorhen, two Grey Heron five Canada Geese and Reed Bunting. Rushmead Lane: Northern Wheatear and 35 Linnet. (John Barnett, Pete Coslett)


Friday 9th

Three Northern Wheatear around Rushmead Lane paddocks, Willow Warbler in the Shire Valley, Coot still and two Canada Geese on West Littleton Dam. (John Barnett)