The observatory was set up in 1980. It involves ringing,'vis mig' counts (including seabirds) and general monitoring in the Heysham Nature reserve/power stations/harbour area. The statutory moth trap is in place and also a daily log for butterflies, dragonflies etc.
We share an office, kindly provided by EDF Energy, with the County Wildlife Trust. This is located next to the Nature Reserve car park. Do call in. Please leave sightings in the letterbox, ESPECIALLY 'fly-by' seabirds.
Friday, 26 December 2014
Half a whistle stop
Czech-ringed med Gull north wall
Twite - minimum 9 north wall but flighty - didn't seem to be any food left
I wont be at Heysham at all for the rest of this year, so blog entries very welcome. Thanks.