Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Fly Flatts and Cold Edge

Rained and fogged off this morning at Fly Flatts so tried Cold Edge where things improved bird wise but not the weather - other than the fog lifted lower down
Cold Edge
4+ Reed Buntings
1 m Stonechat with a juvenile
1 S E O distant
1 Curlew
1 Snipe
Little Grebe pair +1 juv
45 Lapwing
1 Tufted Duck
Plenty Swifts and Swallows over the dams

Fly Flatts later on - fog lifted but still heavy rain
2 Wheatear
30+ Swifts >N
2 Common Sandpipers
1 Barnacle Goose + the usuals !
Not a sign of any terns moving


Bradshaw Rambler said...

No Stonechat for me this year.
You seem to be immune to Fly Flats weather!

Brian Sumner . said...

Brave man up there today Dave.
Still have,nt managed to nail that Cold Edge Stonechat yet, a poor year for them this time. Gone from 5 pairs at Fly Flatts to none this year.