Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Wintersett + Gull Roost 17.01.17

5 - 6 degrees with 8/8 cloud and a light south westerly.
Anglers CP:  Shelduck 3.
Wintersett Res: 3 skeins of Pink-footed Geese  flew west - 37  at 09.10hrs  + 61 at 09.55hrs + 200 at 10.05hrs.     2 singing male Cetti's Warblers - boathouse reeds and west bank.  An adult Yellow-legged Gull was on the  boathouse slipway.
WRes.Roost: Plenty of birds were in tonight, including the leucistic Black-headed Gull and 2 Iceland Gulls - a 3rd W in at 16.00hrs and an adult in at 16.15hrs.
Of interest: 30 Waxwings were seen at Crofton - not far outside the recording area.

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