Sunday 2 April 2017

Wintersett 01.04.17

7 - 13 degrees, but felt much colder on Vis.Mig Hill,  mainly cloudy with a light shower mid morning and a westerly breeze.
We are starting April with a year list of 116 after adding    more in March
Anglers CP Vis. Mig 06.30 - 12.00hrs.:  REDWING 565 south (!?)  + 3 WRes.  Swallow 1 south and Meadow Pipit 19 north west.  Fieldfare 25 east.  An adult Peregrine flew overhead south west.
Anglers CP: Willow Tit 1 + 1 WRes.. Yellow-legged Gull 1 adult + 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull.  Willow Warbler 1 (Pol).  Shoveler 6.  Greylag Goose 9 flew south east.   Water Rail 1.   Snipe 1.   A Curlew was 'bubbling' in the back field. Great Crested Grebe 6.
Wintersett Res: 5 singing male Cetti's Warblers around the area.
Lepidoptera:  A male Orange Tip was on Haw Park Lane.
Chris Swaine took these shots of the Peregrine as it flew in close.

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