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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Tea time excursion.

                                   Goosanders on Mixenden
                                  Mixenden Coots, rare for our area.


                                    Meadow Pipits now established
                                          One for the ladies  AAH !

A misty day throughout with hazy sunshine trying to break through but visibility remaining grim.

Mixenden Reservoir.
2m 1f Goosander
3 Coot
6 Mallard
4 Canadas
1 Herring gull >W
Whoopers long gone.

Fly Flatts.  Top road.
Walked the full length of the road above the reservoir scanning ever wall and building with not a sign of Wheatear.
28 Canadas
5 Curlew
2 Oystercatchers
2 Redshank
Several Meadow Pipits
12 Red Grouse, some displaying

Cold Edge Dams last light
34 Canadas
4 Greylag
No sign of Pink Footed
2 Redshank
1 Oystercatcher
sev Meadow Pipit
2 Curlew
BS

1 comment:

DJSutcliffe said...

Nice to get some evening daylight now!