Thursday, 23 March 2023

Wintersett Highlights 21st - 23rd March 2023

 Tues 21st March

Chiffchaff - at least 20 males singing around the area.

Goosander - 3 CP (2 imm males, 1 female)

Shelduck - 1 CP

Sand Martin - 6 Top Res

Golden Plover - 23 east

Dunlin - 2 SW

Starling - 75 east

Common Gull - just 4 birds in roost tonight.

Weds 22nd March

A white Gyr Falcon was seen being mobbed over Haw Park Lane before leaving south at 08.40 hrs. Presumably, this is one of the escaped birds that have been seen at various places recently.

Meadow Pipit - 59 NW

Siskin - 2 on Country Park

Sand Martin - 4

Great White Egret was at Moorhouse Lane Ponds.

Thurs 23rd March

A Swallow south over the Country Park is the first of the year.

A second summer Kittiwake was on the Country Park during the morning.

Great White Egret was at Moorhouse Lane Ponds.

The regular Yellow-legged Gull was on the shallows this afternoon eating a duck egg.

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