Sunday, 12 July 2020

12th July 2020

Weather: SE force 1   Lake district visible
A bright summers day but with a few birds to prove autumn is here already !
A juvenile Wheatear was on the west side, a Blackcap and a Chiffchaff were ringed.
Returning waders included 3 Whimbrel, 7 Redshank and a single Turnstone. Six Swift and 3 Swallows fed low over the west cliff and a Woodpigeon flew over at the same time.Two Pergrines agve a nice display off the north west corner and the east hoyle held the Sandwich Tern roost of 300 birds with 125 Common Terns close by. Also on interest were 3 Peacock and several Large White butterflies.
Ringed : 1 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Linnet.
photos AEH

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