Saturday, 26 July 2008

Quick outfalls check & Middleton

Heysham Obs
Middleton IE
Kingfisher, Grasshopper Warbler and Reed Warbler were ringed but, once again, no Whitethroats, usually the mainstay of the ringing effort at this time. Another Reed Warbler was seen.

Sandwich tern - 2
Med Gull - ad
Anglers - 'hundreds'

Harbour mouth
Med Gull - ad
No Black Guillemot in careful search

2 Ad Med Gull in evening roost at Teal Bay - one bearing a metal ring (is this P96 or 36W having lost the darvic ring?).

A few Meds

Heysham Obs
Red Nab/outfalls etc mid afternoon
Med Gull - 2 adult and one 1st summer moulting to 2nd W
Little Egret - OE saltmarsh channel

Chough Warton Crag quarry late morning but not there late afternoon