Thursday, 4 October 2018

Wintersett + VisMig + Gull Roost 04.10.2018

12 - 16 degrees with sun, scattered cloud and a light south westerly.
Anglers CP:  Little Egret 1. 
Anglers CP VisMig:  Red Kite 1 over Haw Park.  Pink-footed Goose 400 west in three skeins.  Redwing 39 west and Fieldfare 2 west.  Skylark 14 south west.  Swallow 2 south.
Wintersett Res: Hobby 1 juvenile. Cetti's Warbler 1 male in boathouse reeds.  Yellow-legged Gull 1 adult (Psycho).
59 Birds were ringed: Highlights were: 4 Chiffchaff,  6 Goldcrest,  4 Reed Bunting,  1 Lesser Redpoll,  4 Chaffinch,  9 Goldfinch and 21 Green Finch.
Wintersett Res. Gull Roost: Per Steve Denny.  The 2nd calendar year Caspian Gull was in the  roost again tonight.  It's very educational to see at this time of year, when we usually see these here in Dec/Jan as 2nd winter birds.
2nd CY Caspian Gull  WRes Evening Roost  SDenny

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