Tuesday 7 August 2012

Meds, two terns and some moths

Heysham Obs
Ocean Edge/Red Nab/outfalls
Med Gull - now 5 x juv, 2 x 2CY and at least 1 x ad
Common Gull - first juv of the autumn
Little Gull - adult early morning
Arctic Tern - adult
Sandwich Tern - adult
Ringed Plover - 3 - possibly the local breeding birds as they were seen yesterday within the power station grounds (thanks for the info, Mark)
Oystercatcher - 2400
Redshank - 216
Grey Plover - c105 but very distant

Small Wainscot was new for the year with the best of the rest for here being:  Golden Rod Pug, Southern Wainscot and a Dingy Footman.  Micros included Garden Rose Tortrix and Cydia splendana