Saturday, 25 March 2017

Wintersett 25.03.17

Beautiful day!  3 - 11 degrees,  sunny with a light easterly.
Anglers CP:  A drake Scaup was found by Jonathan Holliday early this morning.
Cold Hiendley Res:  2 Grey Wagtails were on the spillway + 2 at the Sewage Farm.
Wintersett Res:  3 male Cetti's Warblers were singing:- west bank,  south east corner and, surprisingly , the boathouse reedbed.    Shoveler 7.
16 Common Buzzards were up  around the area. 
Pits Wood:  Alan Preece (the owner), and Dean supplied 19 nest boxes which were sited around the wood with help from Pete Smith and Chris Swaine.
Lepidoptera: A Comma and a Small Toroiseshell  were around the west bank.  A male Brimstone was seen in Pits Wood.

                                     Drake Scaup    ACP                   CSwaine

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