Friday 25 October 2013

Wintersett 25.10.13

14 degrees, unseasonably warm,  but rain until late morning, south westerly.  Sunshine and clearing skies after 11.00hrs.
Anglers CP Vis Mig: A double highlight at 11.57hr was an adult Mediterranean Gull in winter plumage going east and a juvenile Arctic Tern going west.   Peregrine 1 N,  Golden Plover 14 E,  Skylark 19 SW,   Fieldfare 115 W,  Starling 120 W,  Chaffinch 13 SW and Siskin 9 SW.
Anglers CP:  An unringed Mealy Redpoll was with the Lesser Repoll flock.  Grey Wagtail 1 and  Siskin 2.  322 Lesser Black-backed Gull were present at 10.40hrs.  The usual adult and a further adult Yellow-legged Gull were also present.
Thanks to Gerry McShane for this cracking  Goosander v Gull sequence taken yesterday.

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