Sunday, 2 December 2012
Newsham Park 1/12/12
I found a spare 10 minutes on Saturday and thought I would go and see if the Pochard have arrived back at Newsham Pk but they hadnt! There used to be a small wintering flock that liked this lake. Mallard, canada geese, coot, moorhen, some dubious mixed species were being watched by a grey heron.
A walk round the main lake and I found a greylag goose in with these canada geese's but the real surprise was 5 muscovy ducks. Here is 3 of them. A lady with her children got a bit worried by them.
There was plenty of grey squirrels but a great spotted woodpecker was knock bits out of a branch. The other lake had a solitary greylag goose which was honking for any passing friends.
Keep looking for the pochard.
Posted by RSPB Liverpool Local Group. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a registered charity: England and Wales no' 207076, Scotland no. SC037654 at 10:39