Thursday, 19 August 2010

Magpie highlight!

Juvenile Common Whitethroat, recently ringed by the NR office, seen today by Janet.  Thanks

Heysham Obs
Ocean Edge foreshore
Med Gull - adult winter am & pm, juvenile pm
Dunlin - 6
Whimbrel - one
Little Egret - one
No sign adult Little Gull

Heysham NR office area
Too windy for ringing, but quite a few common migrants around including 6 Whitethroat, 3 Willow Warbler and a Lesser Whitethroat

A Magpie moth was a rare visitor to this site.  A late Straw Underwing was unusual.