Friday, 6 February 2009

Highest winter Red-throated Diver count for several years

Heysham Obs
South harbour wall area 1200-1230ish
Red-throated Diver - 17 definitely different birds floating out on the tide but all a long way out
Kittiwake - ad in harbour
Med Gull - one ad following IOM ferry
No obvious sign of Purple Sandpiper

North harbour wall
Twite - just two at the feeder in the morning

Observers: Dan Haywood & Alan Draper

4 European White-fronted Geese still at Bull Beck with Greylags