Monday, 4 November 2013

Skies of blue, red foxes too.....

Heysham Obs

Vis 0745-1000 in skies of blue:
Chaffinch 47
Brambling 6
Collared Dove 4
Woodpigeon 15
Sparrowhawk 2
Blackbird 1
Carrion Crow 3
Raven 1 east
Jackdaw 6 west
Bullfinch 1
Meadow Pipit 1
Siskin 1

Heysham Heliport:
Red fox too.  A fox appeared on the edge of the heliport and seemed bemused by the 2 Magpies which danced around it.  Instead it appeared to be concentrating on a small mammal in the grass.

North Harbour Wall
Early visit to check feeding area found this mixed bunch :

Twite  1    Late in the season for arrival of this species.  More to come any day now surely?
Linnet 15  (more in vicinity)
Goldfinch  1
Chaffinch  1
Robin  1
Wren  1


Knottender said...

It was a small rat, Pete,chased out by the magpies and escaping by going into the sea.It surfaced by Eric and I, and ran along the seawall.

Pete Marsh said...

Don't know anything about this Andrew - Jean posted for today. Thanks