Sunday, 12 February 2017
Weekend roundup 12/2/17.
Today at Low Barugh S.F.- Chiffchaff 5+, very mobile but 4 seen well were commons. The usual count of about 70 Pied Wags but Grey Wags down to 2. Needs to be freezing to get the Pipits in so very poor with only 1 Meadow seen. 70+ Magpies were in the pre roost build up, 200 BH Gulls down in adjacent fields and 1 yaffling G.Pecker. Woolley Dam, - very steady with no sight or sound of any Peckers in poor weather. 18 Teal was a site record with 200 thrushes down which were mostly Fieldfare. 500+ Woodpigeon were in the area. Yesterday at Bretton late aft. - 23 Goosander, 8 GC Grebes included a pair displaying, 3 Shoveler, 7 Goldcrests.