Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Fly Flatts and other news today

I only managed a brief outing today, late afternoon though Fly Flatts is not easy later in the day with the  glare of the sun.
4 Oystercatchers
4 Curlew
c10 Lapwings
No shoreline for passage waders yet and that's not looking too hopeful with the forecasts
c70 Canada Geese
4 Greylag Geese
1 Raven high >N
1 very distant Common Buzzard
2 Kestrels
Plenty Red Grouse
No sign of any Wheatears yet but they could turn up anytime now with a bit of luck (?)
No sign of yesterdays Stonechats at Fly

From NK - the Snow Bunting on Soil Hill was showing again there this afternoon. also plenty of Skylarks about up there and a big bonus with a Red Kite overhead - well done Nigel and from yesterday afternoon a single flyover Shelduck >S
Common Buzzard over Elland area as well this afternoon (SL).
No shoreline at Ringstone. We can but hope !

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