Saturday, 14 April 2018

Wintersett + Vis.Mig 14.04.18

At last some warm, dry weather! 5 - 13  degrees, with 8/8 cloud, but decreasing throughout the morning, with a light south easterly.
Anglers CP + Wintersett Res. Vis Mig:
A Golden Plover flew north east at 08.10hrs (WRes).  A Greenshank went north at 09.40hrs.  An adult Little Gull in winter plumage came in to ACP at 10.40hrs and was still present late afternoon.   A Common Sandpiper and a Redshank were seen over  WRes and then ACP.  A Common Tern flew in at 16.00hrs. Meadow Pipit 30 north.    
Anglers CP:  Goldeneye 37 ACP + 24 WRes..   Wigeon 10.  Shoveler 20.  Oystercatcher 4.  Red Kite east low over at 17.45hrs.  House Martin 2. Psycho the adult Yellow-legged Gull came in alone this afternoon.   Several Sand Martins were inspecting the Sand Martin box.
Wintersett Res: Great Crested Grebe 13.  3 Cetti's Warblers - west bank, Ruin area and south east corner.  
Lepidoptera: Peacock 2.  Small Tortoiseshell 2.

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