Saturday, 9 May 2009

9th May - Sightings

Bassett North - 3 Barnacle Geese (TP, J Allen et al). One of these birds is colour ringed on right leg (Red ring, white letters 'BP' with white line). This would appear to have been rung in Bedfordshire (see here). Details will be sent off. Also 18 Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, Med Gull (ad), Teal, 4 Shoveler (TP, J Allen et al) Greenshank (M Yapp)
Fisher's Mill - 2 Garganey(m,f) still, Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, YL Gull (ad), Wheatear (MO)
Kingsbury - 2 Common Sand (TP, J Allen)
Ladywalk - Little Egret (WMBC)
Wishaw - 6 Wheatear (G Williams)

Of interest an aberrant swift has been in the valley the last two days at least, showing a prominent white belly.

1 comment:

  1. Corn Bunting was singing on telegraph pole not far along road opposite the entrance to Middleton Hall, this morning.