Thursday, 3 April 2008

Late clock-in for the first Swallows

Heysham Obs
Two Swallow flew over the HNR office late afternoon preceded by a trickle of Meadow Pipit

North harbour wall
Twite - 15 together plus one with 3 Linnet
Eider - 28 offshore
Meadow Pipit - 15 north in 15 minutes 1000-1015hrs

Ocean Edge
Wheatear - 3 males

Moneyclose Lane
3 singing male Chiffchaff
Moorhen - adult roadkill

Heysham Head
2 Wheatear

Common Quaker (6), Hebrew Character (1), Early Thorn (1), Diurnea fagella (2) - rare here, Agonopterix heracliana (1)

Chough came out of the Warton Crag quarry roost & flew SW at 0640hrs. Ad & 2nd S Med Gull on Eric Morecambe hide. Ross's Goose & Barnacle Goose Aldcliffe in afternoon at least. Swallow & House Martin Pine Lake