Saturday, 6 December 2014

Harold Park

Saturday 6th December a.m.
After a cold frosty night the early morning sun led the temperature to rise to 2°C by the time we reached Harold Park. Here there was a good selection of the usual birds plus a Grey Heron on the island.Amongst the BH Gulls there were a few Commons plus a bigger Gull our first thought was LBB but the very pale mantle led us to think Herring Gull.It did take off from the water at one point & our blurred snap showed its legs as pink which hopefully confirms our ID on this occasion.
 Elsewhere in the Park there were Chaffinch & House Sparrows, the small pond was still frozen over.
male Mallard

Harold Park List

Grey Heron


male Tufted

Herring Gull & BH Gull

Herring Gull at the back of the BH Gulls

Herring Gull & Coot

House Sparrow

Harold Park small pond frozen over

Harold Park 6/12/2014

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