Sunday, 25 September 2011

All at the pines

First thing this morning i walked from the ARC car park to the pines by the railway line. The bushes were alive with Chiffchaffs and Blackcaps 54 and 26 respectively 2 Reed Warblers 1 Common Whitethroat, 6 Cetti's Warblers, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers and 18+ Siskins in the pines, overhead l00s of House Martins streamed south with a few Swallows and Sand Martins.
At the fishing boats things went down hill with only 2 Arctic Skuas loafing off shore with a few Terns and Gannets and the odd Guillemot. On the beach an adult Yellow-legged Gull in the gull roost. In the desert and southern edge of the trapping area 2 Common Whitethroats, 2 Stonechats, 1 Whinchat, 1 Northern Wheatear, 2 Yellow Wagtails and 3 Chiffchaffs.
On the ARC this afternoon The Lapwing and Golden Plover flock 5 Dunlin and the Goosander.

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