Thursday, April 30, 2015

Fly Flatts + other news

This morning in the hope of some heavy showers to fetch some terns through !! No showers but freezing cold.
Usual waders + 1 Snipe and 2 Common Sandpipers but no migrant waders though some (not much) shoreline is appearing
4+ Wheatear
Pair of Greylag with at least 2 chicks but not seen any Canada chicks yet
No Twite though Niger seed still being put down
Distant S E Owl
Lots of mipits
6 Kestrels
1 Pied Wagtail
2 L B B Gulls

Yesterday in the Luddenden Valley
1 male Pied Flycatcher, 1 male Redstart and a Cuckoo

Today at Withens Clough - a Grasshopper Warbler singing and recorded in the Juncus by Nigel G
Also there 1 female Goldeneye still
Pair of Tufted Duck
3 Common Sandpipers
Reed Bunting


Brian Sumner . said...

Thanks for the Nyjer help Dave, put a hugging down on Sunday, we,ll get em yet.
Sundays Common Sands must have moved through.

Dave Sutcliffe said...

I think the Canada's are scoffing it all. !
Common Sands definately moved on.