Canons Farm and Buckland Sand Pits, 5th February 2017
A rushed walk around the farm first thing produced two high-flying Cormorants and a heard-only Canada Goose. I then stopped for a cup of tea at
Ian Magness’s house in Kingswood before we headed to Buckland Sand Pits, where
Ian is a key-holder, for a special opportunity for a walk around this private
site. There was nothing astounding, and numbers of birds were generally quite
low, but a flock of 10 Siskins
feeding in the alders was fantastic to see, as were 34 Wigeon, a good total locally.