Friday, 28 November 2014

Routine fare

Heysham Obs
...............or take your pick of the 'nothing new' clich├ęs - watch out for "slim pickings" in the near future


Med Gull - ad north wall - Czech ringed
Linnet - 15 north wall feed
Goldfinch - 21 north wall feed


Moths
Yesterday there were 2 x Mottled Umber and 1 x Winter Moth, this morning there were two different Mottled Umber


Late news for yesterday:  2 x ad and 2 x juv Whooper Swan on sands off Middleton, also c5500 Knot and 2600 Dunlin

Teal surprise - Thursday 27th

Heysham Obs


A small amount of time spent monitoring dog walkers at Red Nab saw a preliminary visit registering a male Teal - very unusual here unless inland waters frozen


Ad Med Gull north harbour wall and a selection of Linnet/Goldfinch, but no apparent Twite on the seed here