Wednesday 26 February 2014

Wintersett 26.02.14

7°C,  cloudy with some sunny spells, and a cool south westerly.
Wintersett Res: Meadow Pipit 1 over and 8flew NW and Goosander 13 + 4 CHRes..
Anglers CP: Redshank 2
Haw Park Wood: A male Green Woodpecker flew over from Stubbs Wood.  Crossbill 6 and  Siskin 30.  A Nuthatch was in the woodyard.
Mammals: A Bank Vole, Myodes glareolus, was on the west bank and a Pygmy Shrew Sorex minutus was on the west bank track,  both deceased.
Both gull roosts were observed tonight.  The usual adult Yellow-legged Gull was on ACP at 16.20 hrs. There were lots of big gulls on WRes. but the only notable was a 1st W Yellow-legged Gull at 17.25hrs.

Bank Vole                                              ASmith

Pygmy Shrew                                          ASmith


The WIM Man said...

The ten pence coin is good for size comparison. Don't know who's it was but know who's it wasn't as there's no elastic attached!

ASmith said...

Good deduction!