Monday 28 July 2014

Overnight rain produces a few warblers

Heysham Obs

Med Gull - at least 16 (7 1CY, 3 2CY, 2 3CY, 4 Ad)

Mixed catch of about 50 new birds, mainly warblers and a noticeable influx of Common Whitethroat from about 0830 onwards.  First Garden Warbler of the post-breeding season and 5 unringed Lesser Whitethroat notable but Sedge and Willow Warbler numbers unremarkable

A Common Sandpiper was heard in flight and 6 Swift flew south