Friday, 27 March 2009

Rough birdless sea

Heysham Obs
Ocean Edge/Red Nab/outfalls
Purple Sandpiper - 2 prob 3 on Red Nab, displaced from the wooden jetty by rough seas & in with closely-packed Redshank & Turnstone
Black-headed Gull - 45
Common Gull - 6

A few glances offshore produced nothing at all other than a few northbound LBBG

Twite - at least 3

Waxwing still at Leighton Drive, Lancaster YESTERDAY evening. Extra (unknown origin) male Mandarin still at Ashleys Farm, High Tatham