Saturday, 16 April 2016

Wintersett 16.04.16

3- 9 degrees  cloudy with some sunny spells and a cool northerly.
Anglers CP: A male REDSTART  was in a Santingley field.  A brood of  12 vs Mallard ducklings was seen.  Curlew 1, Meadow Pipit 1 north and Yellow Wagtail 1 over.   Shoveler  3m + 1f and 1m + 1f WRes., Wigeon 3m + 1f, Cormorant 7 and Water Rail 1,  
Wintersett Res: A Red Kite flew over  high, north at 15.40hrs.  Common Sandpiper 1 + 1 ACP.  Teal 2m + 2f and 1m + 1f ACP.  Lesser Redpoll 1,  Siskin 17,  Lesser Whitethroat 1m east bank,  Reed Warbler 1m in boathouse reeds. Cetti's Warbler 4m.
350 Sand Martin were in the area today.
Of interest:  A male REDSTART was seen at Rabbit Ings on 13.04.16  (Paul Thorpe)

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