What’s About – week of 6th October 2015


Lesser Redpoll ringed at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve (3rd)
2 Ravens, Marsh Tits at Stowe Gardens (4th – M Kincaid)
Tawny Owl calling at Hazeley Wood (7am on 4th Oct)

Goldcrests – 2 in Paul Lund’s Garden in Bancroft (2nd )

Long-tailed Tit – 5 in Paul Lund’s Garden in Bancroft (6th)

Remaining sightings Harry Appleyard:
Spotted Flycatcher – St.Giles Church meadow (30th Sept)
Stonechat – Tattenhoe Park (2nd October)
Swallows – Tattenhoe Park (3rd October)
Redwings – St.Giles Church meadow, Tattenhoe
Siskins – Tattenhoe Linear Park
Lesser Redpolls – Tattenhoe Linear Park
Ravens (x3) – Tattenhoe Park (1st October)
Tawny Owls calling – Howe Park Wood

Daubenton’s bats still roosting in pipes under M1 at Pineham (5th Oct)
Hazeley Wood Mammal Survey – Sat 3rd/Sun 4th Oct:
Pipistrelle bats
Badger, Fox and Muntjac deer captured on trail cameras (Paul Lund/Tony Wood/M Kincaid)


Red Admiral, Comma, Speckled Wood, Holly Blue, Small White still on the wing. (Sightings Martin Kincaid)

7-spot, 22-spot, 24-spot, Orange and Harlequin ladybirds recorded at Hazeley Wood  (Martin Kincaid/Helen Wilson).

ODONATA (Sightings by Harry Appleyard)
Emerald Damselflies – Tattenhoe Park
Southern Hawkers – Howe Park Wood and Tattenhoe Park


Giant Puffballs Calvatia gigantea at Manor Farm, Old Wolverton (30th Sep) (Martin Kincaid)