Saturday, 11 August 2018

Good number of warblers again

Ringing at Middleton saw over 50 new warblers as follows:  Whitethroat (18), Lesser Whitethroat (7), Blackcap (7), Willow Warbler (10), Cetti's Warbler (1), Sedge Warbler (5), Reed Warbler (3) plus two Jays in the net at the same time!  Once again, tit flocks notable by their absence

Elsewhere there were about 24 Med Gulls this evening but rain stopped play.  A Red darvic adult on Red Nab in am

Little Gull - ad this am
Sanderling - summer adult Red Nab with c700 Dunlin and many more of the latter down the tideline to the south
Rock Pipit - two Half Moon Bay beach