Almost still again first thing but again the breeze freshened from the west, by evening it was quite brisk. Some cloud, but plenty of sunshine.
|Quite a striking shot of a Grey Heron|
John's ringing session yesterday morning produced 21 birds of various species featuring the first real catch of a few juvenile warblers.
This morning was on another level with 63 captures from my three nets. Juvenile Blue Tits, Common Whitethroats and Long tailed Tits made up the bulk of the catch. The conditions were fairly similar on both mornings, perhaps with less clear sun today.
Song Thrush 1
Cetti's Warbler 1
Grasshopper Warbler 3
Sedge Warbler 1+1 Retrap
Reed Warbler 1 Retrap
Lesser Whitethroat 3
Common Whitethroat 14
Willow Warbler 2
Long-tailed Tit 7 + 5 Retrap
Blue Tit 15
Great Tit 1
|Gadwall with chicks|
These are very local and not very common in Lancashire.
|Can't say I'd fancy this snack!|