Friday 5 April 2019

More cold easterlies

Weather today: ENE F4 but gusting F7, 3-11C, very murky to the north and west until 10am, clearer and sunny to E. 

Vis 08:00-11:00
Meadow Pipit - 156 (Largest flock 17. Only 3 meadow pipits after 10am)
alba wagtail - 5
Linnet - 1
Wheatear -12 (birds definitely arriving and then moving on so have counted all Wheatears as vis).

Middleton NR
Willow Warbler in same place as yesterday.
Song Thrush - 4 together feeding on the ground.

Red Nab
Just one Wigeon.
One Little Egret.
Then the usual suspects of Oystercatcher, Curlew, Redshank, Herring and Lesser Black-backed Gulls.

Knot - 7000