Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Mixenden Res'r and Swales Moor

Back to 2 f Goldneye today after BS's 6 yesterday which included a drake
1 adult Herring Gull
1 adult L B B Gull
c100 B H Gulls
c40 Common Gulls
10 Mallard
No Siskin in the alders at top of Mixenden Road today - looks like they've moved on (?)

Moor End - nothing doing at all today

Swales Moor - Ringby Lane
At least 100 Common Gulls between Ploughcroft fields and the northern end of Ringby Lane - mind you there had been plenty of 'muck spreading' evidence. Surprisingly only a single Black-headed Gull with them.
3 Herring Gulls >W
1 Kestrel
c50 Starlings
c20 Meadow Pipits along the edge of the quarry
Plenty of corvids !
One group of c50 Common Gulls with a Rook in the middle of them


Brian Sumner . said...

Hard work up Ringby since the Wagtail field went Dave.

Muxy said...

There had been over 200 fieldfare first thing at tabor in field behind New Inn, might have moved on if they were not at moorend later.

Brian Sumner . said...

A good count there Marvin