A few records from Alistair Hutchison - thanks Alistair...
Alistair tells us that on the night of Sunday 17th April he heard a Corncrake ‘calling’ from the vicinity
of Kilarrow House / The Glebe … whilst standing at his back door at 23.40 hours ….
Corncrake - image from RSPB
He also saw his first Swallow on the 10th April and ‘noted’ a Bat on the wing at his back door on 18th April. Sadly, a Willow warbler flew into one of his windows and perished - also on the 18th April...
This is a blog of natural history notes maintained and moderated by members of the management committee of the INHT: Fiona MacGillivray, Martin Armstrong, David Webster, Andrew Kent, Isobel Freeman, Bernard Hannett, Danielle Vessey and Alistair Hutchison, and our Centre Managers, Mandy and Fiona assisted by Beth and Jenny.
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