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Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Up the workers - fencing for ground nesting birds put up on the reserve this morning. SSE gale brought in the first Firecrest of the spring plus a Black Redstart. Other grounded migrants hard to come by but included Skylark, Meadow Pipit & Chiffchaff. A Brambling shot along the front briefly and may have dropped in. Offshore southbound 15 Barnacles Geese, 4 Shelduck & 2 Gannet plus northbound 5 Gannet, Oyk & Fulmar plus 6 Gannets following a ship in.

2 birds ringed: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest.