Friday, 9 March 2012

Migration on hold for another day or two...

Heysham Obs
Good coverage today, but almost all left-overs

Thanks for these, Janet - all taken on a walk from Red Nab to the harbour via the outfalls. 

North harbour wall
Visibility poor during the early morning seawatch and nothing recorded other than:
Red-throated Diver - one out at about 0930hrs
Twite - 14, inc 3 unringed and one ringed at Machrihanish in autumn 2011
Linnet - 3
Goldfinch - 2
Dunnock - 2 (one singing)

South harbour wall/outfalls
Little Egret - one Red Nab again
Kittiwake at least one 2CY outfalls
Shag - four on the platform by the waterfall

Middleton NR
4 mute swan, 8 coot, 6 moorhen, 15 tufted duck, 3 teal, 1 goldeneye, 2 gadwall (pair), 2 mallard, 2 little grebe

Single Hebrew Character and March Moth