Thursday 9 February 2017

Great White Egret

Two Great White Egret flew high from north, over Heysham Nature Reserve, then continued south appearing to be losing height. 11:06

Ocean Edge salt marsh - high tide
The 9m tide was not high enough to cover all the marsh in the calm conditions. Still a creditable:
79 Common Snipe
2 Jack Snipe
3 ringed Plover

Red Nab
c230 Widgeon
75 Shelduck

8th Feb - Goldeneye

Hysham skeer
Goldeneye  (male)  1
34 closely packed fishing cormorant
27 Eider

 Middleton Nature Reserve.
Cetti's warbler calling by western reedbed
Pochard (male) 1
Tufted duck 4
Gadwall 5
Teal 10