Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Strong west wind

Middleton Nature reserve
Just the Cetti's warbler by the "no swimming" pond (see yesterday for detail) heard singing today. But both territories were only visited briefly. Several chiffchaff singing but no willow warbler heard. (MD)
10 tufted, 1 gadwall and 2 shelduck on model boat pond.
1 little grebe on fence pond
2 swallow (south!)
3 wheatear

Ocean Edge
2 little egret
10 wheatear
7 ringed plover

0930-1000 circuit
Gannet - one wheeling ' over the horizon'
Twite - male giving burst of song north wall with 6 linnet nearby
No wheatear around at this stage