It felt very quiet this morning, but with several birders out and about, the day list is very good. + with even more additions from this afternoon and evening.
Anglers CP Vis Mig (GJS) :
Golden Plover 10 south, BRAMBLING 5 east, Wood Pigeon 210 south
Going west: Fieldfare 103, Redwing 155, Starling 104, Skylark 6.
Anglers CP: Mediterranean Gull 2 x 1stW. Redshank 1 and then flew to WRes.. Goosander 18, Goldeneye 17, Little Egret 1, Little Grebe 7, Cormorant 26, Snipe 1.
A female STONECHAT was on the Sand Martin island.
Cold Hiendley Res: 7 Whooper Swans flew over south at 11.30hrs + 1 adult left ACP SE at 14.55hrs. (CS)
Haw Park Wood: Nuthatch 4 + 1 Pits Wood. Treecreeper 3. (CS) Goldcrest 77 in area, Siskin10.
Wintersett Res: A group of 8 female/immature Common Scoter were on mid morning. A Barn Owl flew over the fields at dawn. A Shelduck flew in at 07.30 A Blackcap was on the east bank. Cetti's Warbler 3. 1 male on west bank + one male on the fishing pog to the left of the bench being chased off by another coming in from the direction of the boathouse (IA).
A Chiffchaff was ringed + 1 near the boathouse. Water Rail 4. Mute Swan 28.
Gull Roost: (SD) An adult Caspian Gull was in from 14.50hrs. The usual adult Yellow-legged Gull was in from 16.20hrs. Mediterranean Gull 1 1stW. Lesser Black-backed Gull 210, Herring Gull 195, Great Black-backed Gull 80.
|Whooper Swans over CHRes CSwaine|
|Spot the Snipe ACP CSwaine|
|Adult Caspian Gull ACP SDennny|
|Whooper Swan ACP SDenny|