Sunday, 17 April 2016

Wintersett 17.04.16

3 - 9 degrees.  Frosty, sunny start with patchy cloud and a cold westerly wind. 
Anglers CP: A LITTLE RINGED PLOVER flew over. Psycho, the adult Yellow-legged Gull paid a brief visit at 13.50hrs.  Common Sandpiper 1,  Common Gull 1 1stW.  Mallard Ducklings 9/12.
Haw Park Wood: A Brambling  was in the woodyard. The first GRASSHOPPER  WARBLER was in the gully.  Redpoll 30
Wintersett Res: The first WHITETHROAT was on the north bank and the first  SWIFT flew over at 15.58hrs.  Reed Warbler  1m SE corner +  2m boathouse reeds.  Yellow Wagtail 1 north.  Siskin 1 over.  Golden Plover 20 in CH fields.
10 Herring Gull went over west.  Wigeon 3m + 1f and Shoveler 1m,  Teal 21, Goldeneye 9 + 17 ACP, 
400 Sand Martin were in the area.
Of interest: See fantastic Twitter photos of Anglers CP birds, including Psycho getting a taste of his own medicine.    Tweeted by Peter Garrity   @GarrityPete

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