The latest bird and wildlife news from Paxton Pits.
Paxton Pits Local Nature Reserve is managed by Huntingdonshire District Council.
Thursday, 6 April 2017
Wednesday 5th April 2017
No nightingales yet, but many blackcaps and chiff chaffs singing. A whitethroat was heard in Rory's Wood (Sarahjane Williams). Common tern on Heronry North, two egrets in the heronry and swallows feeding over the dragonfly pond at 5 pm. Willow warbler singing in fishermen's car park.
A good day for raptors including buzzard, red kite, kestrel and sparrowhawk.
Speckled wood and orange tip butterflies on the Meadow Trail, but only one of each so far.