Tag: Heysham Bird Observatory (LWT)

Decent variety

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Low tide channels out fron Heysham HeadScaup 1 drakeGreat Crested Grebe 19Red-breasted Merganser 6Eider 23 Middleton Nature Reserve Just the two…

Monday

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Middleton Nature Reserve Gadwall 38 – new high countGreat White Egret – 2 high to ESEWoodcock 1Cetti’s warbler 1 (singing on…

Thursday

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An amazing addition to the SD35Z moth list today in the form of a Red Sword Grass sunning itself on…

Friday-provisional

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Purple Sandpiper – briefly on No.2 outflow rails on ebbing tide. Middleton Nature Reserve Great White Egret – 10:10 flew…

Firecrest

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This was the predicted fare in these early November easterlies and a nice male. GroundedBlackbird – 104 comprising birds on…

Woodcock new for autumn

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Office area from dawnWoodcock – one in flight by the officeBrambling – oneGrey Wagtail – 1Blackbird – c20 inlandRedwing –…

28 & 29 October

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Tuesday 29 October Heysham Head and Heysham NRVisible migration 07:30-09:30Weather: NE F3, clear, 0-10C, 1029mBFinch passage mainly heading along the…

Welcome return

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A Purple Sandpiper was photographed at Red Nab this afternoon (thanks, Kevin). Last year  one was seen on one date…

Lie-in birding

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The cutting edge dawn coverage is getting a bit blunted as the winds don’t look brilliant for any major new…

After the rain

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Once the rain stopped at 10am birding and ringing could begin. Heysham NRA Yellow-browed Warbler still frequented the NE corner…

Yellow-brow-fest

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This was very much a starting from scratch morning with zero around small migrant-wise yesterday.  Therefore initial impressions of nowt…

Sunday and Monday

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Middleton Nature ReserveA couple of extensive circuits over the last two days have failed to locate any Yellow-browed warbler.  These…

A bit of coming and going

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Heysham Nature ReserveTreecreeper 1 ringed – far from common hereChiffchaff 6 located along dog walk track Middleton Nature ReserveRedwing c20…

An odd day!

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This was a strange day.  It was open house as to what might happen in crystal clear cold northerlies although…