Sunday, 18 January 2009

Local birding: Long-eared Owl - 18th Jan 2009.

This fantastic local LEO continues to captivate me.
Birding activity over the past few days has included me spending an hour per day looking for the Blackburn Cathedral Black Redstart, with no luck. With today being a Sunday, I spent a couple of hours on site, inc. gazing through the fencing at the building site on the opposite side of Church Street, a classic place for it to be lurking, but no joy, although there is no way I could say it wasn't present.
No sign of any Town Centre Ravens during the time spent looking for the Black Red, or at the Gasometer on Wensley Rd, but a Peregrine flew over the latter site, which has previous as a perch for this species.