Friday, 29 August 2008

Mainly terrestrial coverage

Heysham Obs
No coverage of Ocean Edge/outfalls that I know of today - anyone able to contribute?

North wall brief visit
Med Gull - 2 adults coming to bread

Heysham Nature Reserve CES etc.
Goldcrest - first two of the autumn (ringed)
Willow Warbler & Chiffchaff - small numbers
Whitethroat - 2 ringed
Grey Wagtail - one colour-ringed and at least one other over

Middleton IE
Grey Wagtail - c11 south east with 4 of these colour-ringed.
Lesser Whitethroat - adult ringed
Garden Warbler - one ringed
Swallow - c20 south/south-east

Red-green Carpet was a surprise - early & scarce here. 36 Double-striped Pug might be some kind of record!

Juv Little Tern & Shag still at Morecambe Stone Jetty but the former very elusive when not flying/feeding. 8 Sandwich Tern offshore