Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Spring tide check

Heysham Obs
North harbour wall area
Med Gull - three adults - two roosting on the old Fisher's roof and one patrolling the north wall
Purple Sandpiper - one on the wooden jetty with 31 Turnstone - very difficult to see now the structure is all bent and twisted
Twite - just five seen
Oystercatcher - 4,100ish roosting on the heliport - an immediate return after yesterdays cannon netting

Ocean Edge area
Knot - 1,500
Turnstone - 23 roosting OE foreshore
Ringed Plover - 16 roosting OE foreshore (no sign Snettisham-ringed bird)

Completely dead