Wednesday, 30 May 2007

Rock Pipit still present

Heysham Obs
Two hours at the heliport and a few short checks of other areas this morning

Shag - one juv still around wooden jetty
Rock Pipit - on the north harbour wall mound & briefly on seawall this am
Med. Gull - 1st S along the tideline to the south of Ocean Edge with c25 Common Gull

Swift - 32 north along seawall 1030-1130 and 1210-1310
Swallow - 16 north along seawall 1030-1130 and 1210-1310
Wheatear - one at Half Moon bay foreshore

First (3) Cinnabar of the year in the hut moth trap.

Red male Common Rosefinch just outside the LDBWS area visiting a garden feeder and singing from nearby bushes at Pilling Lane near Knott End. Contact the usual bird information services for up to date access information as this involves private land. Several hundred Dunlin & Ringed Plover on both sides of the outer Lune Estuary but just one Sanderling reported with them. TWO Spoonbill in the Leighton Moss area.