Tuesday 18 April 2017

Wintersett 18.04.17

5 - 8 degrees with sun, scattered cloud and a cool northerly this morning.
Wintersett Res: New in - a male Grasshopper Warbler  reeling on the east bank and a male Lesser Whitethroat,  on the north east bank, this morning.  The Black-necked Grebe, in breeding plumage,  was diving around a group of Tufted Ducks. off the east bank, near the stiles.    A Reed Warbler and 5 male Cetti's Warblers were heard. 
Anglers CP:  A Curlew dropped on an island for a short time.  A Yellow Wagtail flew over.  Teal 5.   Shoveler  7.  Goldeneye 8 + 3 WRes..  Wigeon 1m + 1f. 

                   Black-necked Grebe                     WRes.   CSwaine

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