Thursday 29 August 2019

A bit of a mixture

South side - am
Little gull  - 1 adult on outflows
Mediterranean gulls - 3 x 1cy on outflows
Rock pipit - 2 Red Nab
Wheatear - 6 on Ocean Edge foreshore

North side - pm
Rock pipit - 4. 1 near cafe, 2 under high cliffs (one looking particularly bedraggled- see pic below) and one on Heysham Head. That's 6 seen today, without the 2 near lighthouse which wasn't checked.

Wheatear 3
Grey Wagtail 1
Common Sandpiper  - 1 on near Naze
Common snipe 3 - in front of heliport wall
Mediterranean gull 1. This adult blogging in front of north wall. Couldnt tell if it had metal ring.

Moth trap produced an Old Lady


Not much coverage today.
Heysham skeer - evening
Great-crested grebe 2
Eider 2
Knot c200 at least one with a ring, but out of reading range.