Monday, 16 April 2007

First Whimbrel of the year

Heysham Obs
Only about a dozen birds ringed including 7 Willow Warbler , 2 Blackcap and a Jay. Redstart male on Tank Farm fence. Wheatear male on willows in Tank Farm; female Ocean Edge

Whimbrel Red Nab
Oystercatcher c550 RN
Common Gull 18 RN
Shelduck 8 RN
Red-breasted merganser male off RN
Eider 3m 2f off RN
Ringed plover RN
Redshank c50 OE

Vis Mig
Meadow Pipit 10 North
Swallow 3 North

Large Red Damselfly Middleton IE

3 Short-eared Owl on moorland to the east of Lowgill this evening