Thursday, January 01, 2009

Prescot reservoirs,
A little warmer today and no fog although a little misty. The diver has stayed for the new year and a great crested grebe was new today. Gull numbers were quite good today mainly herring gulls and blacked headed gulls with 4 great black backed, 20 lesser black backed and 120 common gull, An adult yellow legged gull was amongst the herring gulls. Good numbrs of argentatus were among the argenteus today. 149 tufted duck today with 4 pochard, 25 goldeneye 14 ruddy duck and 9 little grebe. A house sparrow put in a show early morning ,a reservoir rarity.

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