Tuesday 26 April 2022

Puffin through

The wind was much lighter than of late, but still predominantly from ENE. Plenty of sunshine.

Seawatch report from Pete:
Heysham: 0700-0930 on and off: 
2cy Shag on wooden jetty 
2 Puffin
2 Razorbill
4 Razorbill/Guillemot 
c35 Sandwich Tern
57 Arctic Tern
104 in 52 out Common Scoter
13 Whimbrel
7 Red throated Diver
1 male  Goosander
18 Dunlin in

Singing male Garden warbler HNR
3 Rook over HNR.

Janet also had a look around Heysham Nature Reserve 
Large Red Damselflies 

Grey Heron

Female Orange Tip
Both the two pictures above from a couple of days ago, but both also  present today.

I spent a fascinating day with a geologist around Heysham Head, so my only records today are from there (MD).
Whimbrel 4
Wheatear 2
White Wagtail 1 female
Rock Pipits 3
Sandwich Tern 2 feeding in the afternoon