Monday, 10 February 2014

Baggeridge Country Park

A bird that has eluded us over the years is a Tawny Owl, never in the right place at the right time, but we saw recently from one of the blogs that we follow (Shenstone Birder, aka Jason K) that he went to Baggeridge CP recently to tick off his Tawny Owl for the year as it was a reliable sighting. We knew that there was one there and tried about 3 years ago, but the directions that we were given were either wrong or we had got the wrong... Anyway, the upshot was I contacted Jason and he kindly sent me the directions and so we went on Sunday. Although the weather wasn't great we had really good views of the Owl:

Apart from keeping his eyes on us, he wasn't bothered at all, brilliant. Thanks Jason!

We stayed with him a while had a coffee, then went for a short walk along the pools, whilst the weather wasn't too bad. We had some nice sightings, Blue & Great Tits, Robin, Long-tailed Tit,
Nuthatch (2), Treecreeper:
Jay, Buzzard (4), Goldfinches, BHG, Coot, Moorhen and Little Grebe (3)

So again thanks Jason for great directions.

1 comment:

  1. Not a problem Tom...I am glad you two managed to connect with the bird