Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Quick whizz round

Heysham Obs
Didn't have time to do the north harbour wall otherwise:

South harbour area
Guillemot - 3, later 7
Kittiwake - ad & 2CY in harbour, later (after ferry) 7 adults outfalls

Offshore low tide
Eider - 13
Med Gull - ad
Pink-footed Goose - 23 south

Little Gull - 2 x 2CY early morning, later (after ferry) adult and 5 2CY
Med Gull - adult

Middleton model boat pond
Scaup - 2CY male
Tufted Duck - 12
Pochard - 2 males
Little Egret - 2
Mute Swan - in the process of kicking the young out with one especially targeted, including by the rest of the young, adopting raised wing, lowered head aggression posture

Winter Moth