Monday 3 April 2017

Wintersett 03.04.17

7 - 12 degrees with sun,  4/8 cloud and a south westerly breeze.
Anglers CP:  An AVOCET  flew in, calling, and landed on the water at 08.50hrs.  It swam around picking insects from the surface of the water  and attracted the attention of a couple of Black-headed Gulls.  The Avocet flew off north at 09.15hrs.    6 of the Sand Martin Box holes are well dug out already.    Shoveler 17 + 4 WRes..  Teal 2.  Curlew 1.
Wintersett Res:  5 singing male Cetti's were around the area. 
Cold Hiendley SF: Chris Swaine had the first YELLOW  WAGTAIL  of the year,  a male, this afternoon.
Lepidoptera:  Peacock 1.
2 new birds for the year list today.

Yellow Wagtail - male       CHSF         CSwaine

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