Monday, 7 September 2009

A few bits at low tide

Could do with a vis migger this autumn - our most regular observer is not available. Please contact Jean. Thanks.

Heysham Obs
Med Gull - 2 juv/1st W off Red Nab
Common Tern - juv Stage one outfall
Arctic Tern - juv (with above) Stage one outfall
Grey wagtail - 4SE
no Meadow Pipit vis early morning
Wheatear on North Harbour Wall

Vis by the office 0900-0930 & casually
Swallow - 3 S + 16S late afternoon
Meadow Pipit - 2S
alba Wagtail - 1S
Carrion Crow - flock of 6 SE - quite early the the autumn for obviously migrating corvids
Siskin - 2 flew south late afternoon

Grounded by the office
Lesser Whitethroat - 1
Whitethroat - 1

Some scintillating ringing late afternoon, as the wind relented, comprising a mixture of Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Great Tit, Dunnock and Blue Tit

Osprey high over Aldcliffe early pm