Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Occluded frontal admin weather

Heysham Obs
A couple of forays from the office today produced

Little Gull - adult Red Nab at high tide
Meadow Pipit - 8 struggling south in 15 minutes (0930-0945) along OE foreshore
Swallow - 2 as above
Chiffchaff - one by office giving disyllabic call
Wheatear - one OE foreshore
Grey Plover - 8 on edge of Red Nab
No sign of any Shag on wooden jetty at high tide or indeed any Med Gulls along the north wall (not unusual in wet weather)
Teal - 4 on Middleton IE
alba Wagtail - 38 heading over Middleton towards power station roost in evening