Moderate west winds, mainly dry after a wet start
Heysham Nature Reserve
Yellow-Browed Warbler calling from the dipping pond area - thanks to Pete Last
Red Nab area
Mediterranean gull 3 (1 adult, 1 x 1cy, 1 x 2cy)
Heysham skeer - low water 09:30
Knot c 2000
Pink-Footed Goose 73 south 09:45
Great Crested Grebe 1
Red-Breasted Merganser 7 (one group)
|Oystercatchers watching the Merganser passing|
Middleton Nature Reserve - mid afternoon
Mute 3 adult 4 cygnet
Little Grebe - none seen on the main ponds, but 1 partial summer plumage on Tim Butler pond.
|Teal in front of a Gadwall|
The only warblers heard were the "no swimming" and fence ponds Cetti's warblers singing.
The only butterflies seen were Speckled Wood.
Dragonflies - Common Darter c15. Migrant Hawker 5