Thursday 6 April 2017

Wintersett 06.04.17

5 - 9 degrees with cloud increasing from 4/8 to 8/8 by midday and a cold north westerly wind.
Disposal Point: A male and a female Wheatear were seen in the field opposite Horncastle Farm by Chris Swaine. A new bird for the year!  Siskin 1 west  + 1 north over WRes.  A Green Woodpecker was yaffling + 1 Hare Park
Anglers CP: Shoveler 19 + 4 CHRes..  Cormorant 4.   9 holes have now been excavated in the Sand Martin Box.
Wintersett Res: Cetti's Warbler 5 singing males. The Cetti's on the ruin is ringed, presumably the one caught and ringed on Saturday, roving on the west bank.  Visitors reported  the boathouse reeds short tailed bird was seen with a tailed Cetti's this morning.   Grey Wagtail 1 on spillway.
Cold Hiendley Res: Wigeon 1 male.
Lepidoptera: The first 2 Speckled Wood butterflies were near the boathouse.
Male  Wheatear                             Disposal Point   CSwaine.

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