Whinchat on the fence at the res.
Friday, May 04, 2007
One good tern deserves another
Monday 30th April. 2 whinchats one female in the meadow and one male on the ranch fence. Green woodpecker seen well over meadow.
Tuesday 1st May Whimbrel on causeway and 3 wheatears.
Wednesday 2nd May.BH had a black tern briefly over no4 res before it flew off n.w. A gropper still reeling in the ranch and white wag on causeway.
Friday 4th May An artic tern over the reservoirs for an hour this morning .Female whinchat still in meadow, good views of cuckoo as it flew over meadow, 1 little ringed plover and 1 common sand. 1 female goldeneye still and 25 great crested grebes. A leutistic tufted duck joined the resident tufties. 6 swift 4 swallows and 2 house martins. The lapwings have a least 2 youngsters that have managed to avoid the marauding crows.