Recent Sighting From Britain and Ireland/England/London

Sighting Details

Date Added: June 8, 2005

Posted by: Mick Nagle

Location: 70 Acres Lake Lea Valley Country Park

Directions: Lea Valley County Park...Cheshunt Railway staion side

Sightings: 8 - 10 Hobbies cruising the thermals above East side of fishing lake,over the Orchid Trail, next to canal .Pair already in situ for some time , displaying superbly over recent reed bed plantings to increase Bittern habitat, seen virtually everyday around 13.00 when I go for my lunchtime 40 min walk, today was fantastic viewing , had to virtually mug someone for a pair of bins as everyone else thought they were Swifts,the white cheeks were a give away....... just in case would raptors tolerate each other in such close quarters ?? regards Mick