South shore high water 13:30 - tide height 8.9m (MD)
I was a bit late getting to Red Nab (12:30), a number of gulls had already left and more were leaving all the time. Even so, I managed 12 Mediterranean gull
3rd calendar year 2
2nd calendar year 4 (possibly as many as 8)
3cy on left, adult middle, 2cy on right - this bird has a ring.
2 of the 2cy Meds leaving with BHG,
This adult was feeding between the outflows, possibly additional to the six seen on RN
Heysham Nature Reserve mid afternoon (JP)
Plenty of insects including
Ringlet - a total of 3 located - first of the year and, I think highest number ever seen here.
Very good pictures, particularly as Janet only had her phone camera!
Middleton Nature Reserve 18:15 (MD)
Just a short, but successful check of the main pond for Red-Veined Darter.