Saturday, 12 November 2016

Wintersett + Gull Roost. 12.11.16

4 - 8 degrees with 8/8 cloud and a light north westerly.
Wintersett Res:  A Bittern was seen in the boathouse reeds at 08.00hrs.  4 male Cetti's  Warblers were heard today. 1 boathouse reeds,  1 north bank,  1 west bank and a new one in the SE corner. Kingfisher 2, 
Anglers CP: Pochard 67 + 1 WRes,    Shoveler 9 + 6 WRes. ,  Teal 58,   Goosander  62 at dusk.  Pintail 1.  Chiffchaff 1m (Pol), 
Anglers CP  GULL ROOST:  A 1stW Caspian Gull came in at 15.45hrs and an adult Caspian at 16.10hrs..   The leucistic Black-headed Gull was seen.   Psycho, the adult Yellow-legged Gull flew in at 16.20hrs and lived up to his name by attacking an adult Great Black-backed Gull, even though it was bigger than him!

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