Sunday, 9 July 2017

Wintersett 09.07.17

16 - 20  degrees with sunny spells, scattered cloud and a light westerly.
Anglers CP:  Hobby 2 over at 09.15hrs.   Red Kite 1 over Santingley at 09.20hrs.  Sand Martin 14 south.   Common Tern 2.  Oystercatcher 2.  Common Sandpiper 1.  Grey Wagtail 2.  Pochard 1 male.  Great Crested Grebe 12.  Pink-footed Goose 1. A Coot with a white colour ring on left leg and a metal ring on right leg was seen.
Cold Hiendley Res: Mallard 3 fledged young.  A Cetti's brood was calling in the ruin area,  2 Cetti's Warblers together were calling and alarming on the north bank path, opposite SF.  Gadwall  3 broods - 3 vs young + 6 m young + 3 s young.  Also 2 broods on MLPond 9 s young + 3 m young.
Moorhouse Lane Pond:   Little Grebe 2 juveniles.
Critters:  A Lesser Emperor was off the west bank WRes.    2 Purple Hairstreaks were on Oak MLPond path.   A Mink was on the north bank CHRes.

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