Sunday, 4 December 2016

Wintersett + Gull Roost 04.12.16

5 degrees, calm with  sun and 5/8 cloud.
Cold Hiendley Field - The amazing Skylark feeding flock is up to 650 today, probably more too. Also Yellowhammer 35, Grey Part 4 per GJS.   (This is the huge field from Cold Hiendley towards Old Royston . There is a footpath down the middle from  Ryhill Pits Lane down to Cold Hiendley Common Lane/Church Lane . Please park with due regard for residents and other traffic.)
Haw Park Wood: Siskin 36 + 11 ACP.
Anglers CP: Redpoll 100+,  Mealy Redpoll 2,  Little Grebe 5,  Teal 49,  Wigeon 8 and Woodcock 2.
ACP Gull Roost:  The usual adult Yellow-legged Gull was in at 15.25hrs but left later and flew to WRes.  An adult CASPIAN GULL was seen at 15.55hrs.  Another  adult Yellow-legged Gull was in at 16.10hrs..
Wintersett Res: Wigeon 8.   A Harvest mouse nest was found on the north east bank.

                  Harvest Mouse nest    WRes.       ASmith
Lynz Harston paid his first visit for a long time and this little beauty dropped on the gate near the hide.
                 Kestrel         ACP   LHarston

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