LBO Home Page

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Thursday 21st April 2016

Another rather cold and blustery day today with the winds persevering from the North East, haltering any sort of proper migration. Still, a few migrants dotted about here and there.

New arrivals came in the form of 3 Blackcap, 2 Common Whitethroat (pictured above), 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Swallow, 1 Siskin, 1 Wheatear, 1 Jay, 1 Sparrowhawk and a lovely Ring Ouzel showing intermittently throughout the morning.

Sea watching produced 12 Cormorant, 7 Black headed Gull, 5 Brent Geese, 3 Common Gull, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Whimbrel and the first 2 Little Terns of the year.

Ringing: 5 birds ringed this morning including 3 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Kestrel.