Wednesday 28 April 2021

Wintersett 28.04.2021

 Wintersett Res: 

There was a big Tern passage today with a total of 76 Arctic Terns!    

33 flew NE in 3 flocks during the morning,  

followed by 43 feeding over Anglers CP during the afternoon.  Final 8 birds left high north at 20.05hrs.

There was a total of 17 Common Terns during the day.     Swift 20..

Goldeneye 1 female.  Teal 1 drake. Canada Goose 11 over.  Greylag Goose 1 over.  

Garden Warbler 3 males  north east bank.  A Cuckoo was calling on the east bank. 

 Anglers CP

2 adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls, standing on rocks near the Sand Martin Box,  were attacked by Psycho, the adult Yellow-legged Gull,  who flew in agressively and dropped in between them. 

Shoveler 1m + 1f.   Pochard 1 male that left to Wintersett Res..   Teal 2m + 2f. 

Yellow Wagtail 7.  Little Ringed Plover 2.   Lesser Redpoll 20.  A Green Woodpecker was calling.   

Sand Martin 150.  Swallow 100.  House Martin 30.  

Walton Hall:

Greylag Goose : 12 young.     Wigeon 1 male + 1 female.   Wheatear 1 male in a field nearby. 

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