Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Funny day

Heysham Obs
All fairly routine until the evening

Outfalls/Red Nab
Redshank - c51
Curlew - c420
Oystercatcher - 1050
Med Gull - 8, including a winter adult in heavy moult (2 x 2CY, 1 x 3CY, 5 x adult)
Whimbrel - 5
Little Gull - adult seen by visiting birder on the mudflats at low tide but no sign earlier (brief visit) or later during extensive tidal watch

Middleton NR
Cettis Warbler - contact calling in evening
Grey Wagtail - sewage works

First Flounced Rustic of the 'autumn'