Wednesday, 31 January 2007

Another Pink-foot day

Heysham Obs
c15 minutes mid-morning saw 450 Pink-footed Geese heading NW, in three skeins

An afternoon run round the usual circuit produced:

Stage 2 outfall
Ad Med Gull
Ad & 1st W Little Gull

11 Shag scattered around, possibly more
13 Kittiwake (2 adult)

Middleton IE
13 Tufted Duck & female Goldeneye

Ad Med Gull at Stodday, 6 Barnacle Geese with increased numbers of Pinkfeet at Lane Ends, plenty of Pinkfeet flying over the area heading NW during the morning 8 Whooper Swan on the Lune floodplain between Claughton and Burton Wood