Sunday, 17 June 2012

Gull influx

Heysham Obs
Decent number of gulls on Red Nab/outfalls but no obvious sign of Yellow-legged Gull (but dog running around over the usual large gull roost site)

Outfalls/Red Nab
Little Gull - 2CY, then appeared to fly out to sea as tide covered rocks
Med Gull - unringed 2CY with blackish head & white forehead - unringed
Black-headed Gull - 250
Common Gull - 35
Curlew - 19 Red Nab
Oystercatcher - 52 Red Nab

Reed Warbler - singing male central marsh as well as 2+ in usual western marsh reedbed

Offshore 0900-0945hrs
Gannet - 1
Fulmar - 1
Great-crested Grebe - 1

Light Arches, Small Angle Shades, Shaded Pug and Double Dart highlighted a small catch