Monday, 23 July 2012

Three minor notables

Heysham Obs
First of all it took ages to find a way of posting on here (had to sign out, then sign in via the north Lancs ringing group blog!) and I cannot access a toolbar to upload any pics (or boldface/italics).  Will do that tomorrow from the office.  Apologies.

Office area
A Grasshopper Warbler was singing regularly in the tank farm area - typical of a breeding male just starting up again (prolonged singing from there in spring) & the habitat is fine

White-line dart is a one-two per year wanderer from the nearby coastline and a pristine speciman was in the trap this morning

Red Nab
Single Whimbrel