Thursday 25 April 2019

Selective goodies

Today was certainly not about numeracy as regards new arrivals with just two new Lesser Whitethroat to show for a early morning ringing sessions, with not a hint of a migrant Willow Warbler!

Arctic Tern - flock of five in
Wood Warbler - one in rapid transit through Middleton NR early am
Marsh Harrier - one flew over Ocean Edge then headed NE, presumably that earlier seen at Sunderland Point
Whinchat - female on hawthorns Knowlys horse paddock
Arctic skua - dm in up Kent channel line
Sandwich tern - 2 in
Whimbrel - 4 in
Med Gull - 2CY briefly Heysham 2 outfall seaward end - a lot of gulls seemingly passing through there
Wheatear - 2

Hopefully more from a check in a few minutes