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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Fly Flatts

                                      Barnacle Goose at home with Canadas



                                            1 of 4 juv Wheatear


Fly Flatts  0645-1000hrs
A much better fresher morning wish low cloud and light drizzle early on with a strong WNW>6 easing >4.
Plenty inviting shoreline but no wader movement as yet with just 2 Common Sandpipers reluctant to move on. Several Lapwing around the shore and an increase in Canadas with the Barnacle still present.
Wheatears are well on the move now with 4 adults and 4 juvs present along with several juv Pied Wagtails.
2 noisy Ravens flew over in the distance and a family of 4 Kestrels were in the air together.

280 Canadas on the water with sev move on the shore
1 Barnacle goose
4 ad , 4 juv Wheatear
2 Common Sandpiper
5 juv, 2 ad Pied Wagtails
18 Lapwing
2 Raven
4 Swifts >SW
+ usual Mipits, Swallows BH gulls etc.
BS

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Finally a decent shot of the Barnacle Goose, well done.

Bradshaw Rambler said...

Nice barn. goose Bri.
John

Brian Sumner . said...

First time I,ve had it on the water since it arrived there.

Welcome home John.