Thursday, 10 February 2011

The owl and the bumble bee

Heysham Obs
Heysham NR
Mist net ride maintenance by the dipping pond revealed:
Tawny Owl - one called twice from dense tree/scrub just to the south of the entrance gate
Siskin - flock of at least 12 in the alders

North harbour wall
Twite - c50
Med Gull - ad

Bombus terrestris by the dipping pond is really early!  Dotted Border in the moth trap.  A few 'flies' and winter gnats by the dipping pond