BirdAtlas 2007-11: Firecrest by John Young
On the map, the tetrad certainly looked nothing special, having a busy main road and a motorway running through it, but I was keen to see what could be found. My first visit was on a bright sunny January day when, to my surprise, flying towards me along the busy main road was a brimstone butterfly - possibly the earliest record for the county. I then started to pick up the expected common species but also managed lesser redpoll, buzzard and even a waxwing!
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