Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Meds in winter mode

Heysham Obs
North harbour wall to gate only
Med Gull - Czech-ringed adult & 2 x 2nd S on the railings
Black Guillemot - not looked for

Red Nab etc
Sandwich tern - two roosting on Ocean Edge saltmarsh
Med Gull - ad & 2nd S on outfalls
Kittiwake - ad & 1st S on outfalls
Little Gull - at least one 1st S reported

Reasonable catch included 2 Southern Wainscot, Golden Rod Pug, the first (5) Single-dotted Wave for the year. Other year ticks were Barred Rivulet & Willow Beauty, with the top species (24) Straw Underwing