Monday 24 April 2017

Wintersett 24.04.17

7 - 13 degrees with 8/8 cloud, light drizzle showers and a cold north westerly.
4 new birds for the year list today.
Anglers CP:  The Pugneys immature male Long-tailed duck finally paid us a visit and was diving all around the lake.  Common Sandpiper 2 + 1 WRes..  Wigeon 2.  Goldeneye 3.  Pochard 1m.  Curlew 1.
Cold Hiendley Res: Common Tern 3 + 1 ACP.
Wintersett Res: A Cuckoo sang briefly by the boathouse bench.  A  male Common Scoter was off the north bank.  A male Garden Warbler was singing on the north east bank.   Yellow Wagtail 1.  Swift 4.   Whitethroat 1 west bank and 1 north east corner.  Cetti's Warbler 6 males. 

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