Sunday, 29 March 2009

First Sandwich Tern

Heysham Obs
North harbour wall
Sandwich Tern - 2 out
Purple Sandpiper - one on wooden jetty late afternoon
Med Gull - an adult which had only just started coming into summer plumage flew south past the outfalls and Red Nab late afternoon
Red-throated Diver - one offshore
Twite - 37 including four unringed & one with metal-only on right leg
Linnet - 6
Common Gull - 35 seaward end of stage one outfall
Eider - c250 visible on scan, mainly way offshore by the outer Grosvenor skeers - the ones only exposed on low spring tides
Meadow Pipit - 5 north
Greenfinch - 3 NE

Osprey north at Leighton Moss 1635hrs yesterday