Thursday, 3 January 2008

Purple Sands still present at the harbour mouth

Heysham Obs
North wall/harbour area
Purple Sandpiper - 2 commuting across the harbour mouth feeding on skeer below the seawalls
Med Gull - Ad & 2nd W but neither particularly easy
Twite - 9 in the morning, 10 in the afternoon (2 ringed birds with light blue (Hey site code) over black/white (3 winters ago)
Eider - male offshore

Ad Med Gull Morecambe Broadway
Chiffchaff by Jackson hide Leighton Moss
Purple Sandpiper end of Morecambe Stone Jetty at lunchtime before flying towards the Battery ex-sewage outfall pipe