Grey wagtail (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The grey wagtail usually nests near fast-flowing water in hilly areas, but visits lowland waters in winter. The grey wagtail is resident over most of England and Wales, but is only a summer visitor in Scotland. In winter they can be seen around farmyards and lowland streams, even in city centres. Scarce in central and eastern England in summer and from upland areas in winter. Their greatest densities are in the hills of England, Scotland and Wales.
This was the 43rd bird species to visit Bracken House. A full list, with dates first seen, can be found here.
- Jay becomes the 40th bird species to visit Bracken House (alanrowley.info)
- Black-Headed Gull becomes 41st bird species seen at Bracken House (alanrowley.info)
- Siskin sighting bird highlight of the week (alanrowley.info)
- The robin – a gardener’s companion (alanrowley.info)
- Reed bunting becomes 37th visitor (alanrowley.info)