Sunday 12 August 2012

Shoveler surprise

Heysham Obs
No migrants and nothing new with the outfalls collection other than a couple of 1CY Shoveler - most unexpected at this time of year

Outfalls/Red Nab high tide
Med Gull - 2 ads, 3 2CY and 2 juv
Little Gull - moulting ad
Shoveler - 2 1CY in the saltmarsh channel
Whimbrel - 3
Grey Plover - 115 but distant
Dunlin - c150 distantly
Bar-tailed Godwit - 75 distantly

Grounded migrants
No evidence

Not a lot in the easterly wind