Tuesday, 13 January 2009

Purple Sandpiper and Kingfisher double & Rock Pipit new for the year

Heysham Obs
Anyone got a title phrase linking Noah's Ark, wet weather and twos of things?

Kingfisher - 2 Red Nab
Purple Sandpiper - 2 wooden jetty
Red-throated Diver - 2 on sea, one very distant
Med Gull - 2 adults - one to bread & one on the old Fishers roof
Twite - 57 at sand plant gate
Pink-footed Goose - 0940 hrs 50 East + 90 South. 1010 hrs 68 North
Rock Pipit - one petrosus-type along the inner harbour wall
Wigeon - 121 Red Nab

Observers: John Wood, Ray Hobbs, Arnside NHS group, Pete Marsh

6 Scaup off north Morecambe seafront. Drake American Wigeon x Wigeon hybrid Cockersands

Thanks to the anonymous caller!

Heysham Obs
In the letterbox was:
Twite - 14 north wall
Mistle Thrush - 2 in gas support compound NHW
Med Gull - 2 on railings


Two Green Sandpiper Aldcliffe, belated report of Red Kite at Leighton Moss in the morning.