Friday, 8 April 2011

There's only one Twite

Heysham Obs
North harbour wall very brief visit
Twite - two flew NW out to sea leaving a white/red c.r. adult female in splendid isolation on the seed

Nature reserve office area intermittent vis 0700-0900
Meadow Pipit - 47 N
Lesser Redpoll - 7 grounded briefly, then NE
Willow warbler - migrant male ringed
Goldfinch - 4 NE
Swallow - one NE
alba Wagtail - 5 N

North Harbour Wall vis 0815-0915
Meadow Pipit 4
Goldfinch 1
alba Wagtail 2

Turnstone 67

Middleton NR
Unwelcome visitors photographed above!

Welcome Reed Bunting on an unwelcome plant (thanks to Janet for the pics)

The earliest ever Orange Tip and Speckled Wood out on the reserve along with what may also be the earliest Small White