Thursday 2 September 2010

Guillotined migrant morning

Heysham Obs
Very promising this morning - must be a 'scarce' somewhere.  Ran a couple of nets at Middleton with a Grey Wag tape.  Following seen/caught

Middleton NR 0615-0900hrs
Redstart - 1CY male ringed
Tree Pipit - 1 south
Meadow Pipit - just 5 south - havn't got going yet
Flava Wagtail - one south at 0705hrs
Grey Wagtail - only 4 (2+1+1), three of these caught and ringed
Swallow - c40 SE
House Martin - c10 SE
Sedge Warbler - at least two after a long absence
Blackcap - 2 ringed
Garden Warbler - one ringed
Whinchat - one
Little Egret - one SE
Chiffchaff - 5+
Willow Warbler - 2
Whitethroat - one ringed
Lesser Whitethroat - two unringed birds seen

In haste - please could the usual people update the site in the next two days. Thanks