Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Wintersett 24.05.17

13 - 20 degrees with sun, scattered cloud and a light westerly.
Disposal Point:  Chris Swaine picked up yet another great bird for the year list.   This time a ringtail Hen Harrier going over north east at 07.45hrs.  A Cuckoo was singing.
Anglers CP:  Kev Denny had a Whimbrel on the rocks and a Curlew bubbling in the back field.   A Common Tern flew through.  The Wigeon pair are still hanging around. The 2 resident pairs of Oystercatchers were having a set to with  an intruding pair and a single bird at 17.30hrs.
Wintersett Res: Mallard 5 medium young.
Cold Hiendley Res: The Mute Swan pair have made another nest.

                             Whimbrel                 ACP     KDenny

             Ringtail Hen Harrier                    Disposal Point    CSwaine

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