7 - 15 degrees with 8/8 cloud and a cool north easterly this morning and a warmer south easterly by late afternoon.
A variety of goodies today with a new bird for the year list.
Anglers CP: Black Tern 1. Common Sandpiper 2. Curlew 2. Wigeon 1 pair. Hobby 1 over.
Wintersett Res: A booming BITTERN was heard this morning 07.30hrs. Common Tern 8 + 4 later. Cuckoo 1 m + 1m MLPond. A Grasshopper Warbler was reeling and showing well on the north east bank. Lesser Whitethroat 1m. Cetti's Warbler 6 m. Grey Wagtail 1. A LITTLE STINT, in summer plumage, was on the boathouse slipway from 15.35hrs to 15.50hrs, in line with a small influx nationally.
Moorhouse Lane Pond: Little Ringed Plover 1. Grey Partridge 2. Yellow Wagtail 1. Teal 1. Moorhen 4 young.
Chris Swaine has been busy again. He constructed and erected a replacement Tawny Owl Box. Another job well done. Keep it up Chris!