Tuesday 15 March 2016

Comma and Cumbrian Brents

Heysham Obs
For non-sidebar readers:   The 2015 Heysham Bird Observatory report has been out a week or so now and can either be purchased at Leighton Moss or from Heysham NR office.  At Leighton Moss, you will need to ask at the counter and will be brought from the depths of the storeroom

Offshore low tide

Pale-bellied Brent Goose - flock of three on distant skeer edge just NW of Heysham Head
Red-breasted Merganser - mobile flock of 13 and three more sedate pairs
Eider - 300ish but more spread out than yesterday
Great-crested Grebe - 2
Pied Wagtail - 36 N in 25 mins
Meadow Pipit - just 4 N in 25 minutes

Heysham Nature Reserve
Meadow Pipit 14 N in 2 hours
Pied Wagtail - 1 N
Siskin - 2
Raven - 2 headed south

Comma NE corner Heysham NR today