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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

This male Linnet was looking smart in the sun this morning. 
Some passage offshore early this morning going North, a skein of 50 Brent Geese and during the morning over the reserve going South, 16 Swallow and 3 House Martin. A single Chiffchaff was a new arrival on the reserve, off the point 14 Common Tern and 5 Little Tern were feeding.

Moth variety continuing to increase with our first Poplar Hawk-moth for this year coming out.

4 birds ringed: 1 chiffchaff, 1 Blackbird,1 Greenfinch, 1 Linnet