Thursday, 10 January 2008

Stick to the highway code

Heysham Obs
North harbour wall
'Look ahead rather than out to sea, even at 10mph' as a Purple Sandpiper shot from under the bonnet at the end of the north harbour wall.
Kittiwake - 13 behind the IOM passenger ferry (1 1stW)
Med Gull - 3 - the large ad followed the ferry in, the Czech-ringed ad was already in the harbour and the 2nd W was along the north wall

Red-throated Diver - 1 'out', close inshore
Goldfinch - 3 on the mound (36V) but no other small finches in the short visit

Wooden jetty
Single Pink-footed Goose on the sea late afternoon (SD35Z)

South harbour wall/Gate "38"
3 Twite

Red Nab
47 Wigeon

2 Bewick's Swan still Jeremy Lane, at least one male Scaup still Glasson basin.