Monday, 10 July 2017

Wintersett 10.07.17

12 - 16 degrees, warm but rainy start.  Dry from mid morning with 8/8 cloud and a very light westerly.
Anglers CP: 3 male Ruff, moulting out of breeding plumage, landed on the shallows briefly, but were chased off by a Lapwing.  They flew off south east at 09.40hrs.  Meadow Pipit 1 flew south east.  Common Tern 2.  Pink-footed Goose 1.  Pochard 3.  Grey Wagtail 3.
Wintersett Res: A Grey Partridge was in the ruin field. 
Cold Hiendley Res: Gadwall  2 broods:  6 medium + 2 small young.
Critters: Yet another Mink was seen this morning.  This one was on the road between WRes. and Botany Bay.

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