Friday, 23 February 2007

Back into the swing

Heysham Obs
Coverage in both morning and afternoon produced: Unringed adult male Med Gull almost in summer plumage roosting on Ocean Edge saltmarsh at high tide. Usual 1st W Med Gull attending anglers on the north harbour wall. Ad & 1st W Little Gull still on the outfalls. 6 Shag still around, comprising a group of 5 in and around the harbour and one on the wooden jetty

First Avocet of the season at Leighton Moss. Purple Sandpiper seen all day at the Stone Jetty, either at the low tide site (morning) or on the Bubbles groyne (afternoon)