Thursday, 23 July 2020

23rd July 2020

Weather: W force 3/4 with light rain, later WNW 4/5
A female Mallard was seen this morning leaving the south west side of island with 6 young from where they swan north. Mallards are very secretive when breeding and this often the first indication that they have bred. male and female Kesrels were present and a Raven made an appearance on Middle. A single Wheatear was the only small migrant. Waders included 4 Turnstone, 9 Ringed Plover and 5 Whimbrel.
Ringed: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Linnet.

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