Thursday, May 28, 2015

Fly Flatts etc

Fly Flatts - early afternoon - the wind was blowing hard from the west making it difficult holding binoculars steady but a few birds to be found mostly from a distance!
A continuous trickle of 50+ Swifts >N along with 1 House Martin
1 Swallow >S
1 Dunlin
2 Oystercatchers
4 Common Sandpipers
6+ Lapwing
4+ Curlew
1 Snipe
2 Redshank
11 sub adult Herring Gulls came in for a short time and headed of >NW
2 Tufted Duck
Canada chicks are now emerging from the moor
4+ Kestrel
Plenty Red Grouse
1 Wheatear
No Twite
2 very distant Common Buzzards
A few Meadow Pipits feeding young

Withens Head
1 Curlew with a small chick
1 Snipe

Ringstone late evening - some shoreline appearing !! and a small wader eluded identification in the glare of the evening sun
2 Oystercatchers
1 Grey Heron
1 G C Grebe
A few Swallows over the water with at least 2 Sand Martins

1 comment:

Bradshaw Rambler said...

A busy outing there Dave.