The fresh NW cold wind continued, although not quite as biting as yesterday. Largely sunny in the morning, but snow then hail showers and sunshine in the afternoon.
Canada Goose- 2
Mute Swan- 11 on the main pond and another single on the "no-swimming" pond.
Jay- 3 together
Willow Warbler- 2 singing
Blackcap- 2 singing
|Blue Tit by Janet - it's yellow face evidence of it feeding in the catkins.|
Red Throated Diver 3 in an hour - ref Pete
Rock Pipits 2 Heysham Head - ref Josh
Osprey 1 was reported heading south along Morecambe Promenade in the afternoon, it isn't clear yet whether it entered Heysham air space or not.
|This is my favourite "wild" flower - Snake's Head Fritillary |
When and how it became established here is not clear, but it
has been self sustaining on the reserve for many years.