Friday, 15 January 2010

Eerie silence

Heysham Obs
A late afternoon trawl round the nature reserve was extremely quiet with no Wrens or Dunnocks etc. despite liberal pishing. This was especially noticeable in the usually favoured alder copse/boardwalk area

Heysham NR
Redwing - 2
Moorhen - 1

North harbour wall/wooden jetty
Purple Sandpiper - two on the seawall by the small lighthouse
Med Gull - two adults
Twite - 37 (all ringed)
Linnet - 3 at least
Goldfinch - 2 (one ringed)
dead Brown Rat

HGV Trailer - 3 (New species roosting on the helipad)

Ocean Edge/Red Nab area
Wigeon - 151