Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Wednesday 5th March 2014

The Great Grey Shrike was seen again in the Low Woof Howe area of Langdale Forest, Lapland Bunting numbers dropped back to 8 at Long Nab today, the Chiffchaff remained in Crook Ness and at Wykeham South Lake there were 6 Pink-footed and 2 Egyptian Geese, 4 Gadwall, 1 Shoveler, 92 Wigeon, 1 Goldeneye, 9 Oystercatcher, 400 Black-headed Gull, 900 Common Gull and 350 Herring Gull.
Pink-feet were again on the move with 823 heading north and 30 south, also moving (south unless stated) were 3 Red-throated Diver, 3 Fulmar north, 5 Cormorant + 2 north, 1 Greylag Goose, 2 Common Scoter north, 1 Ringed Plover north, 1 Dunlin north, 1 Curlew north, 6 Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull + 1 north, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull north, 155 Herring Gull, 16 Great Black-backed Gull+ 5 north, 1 Guillemot, 1 Skylark, 3 Alba, 1 Goldfinch, 21 Linnet + 6 south, 2 Snow Bunting north and 1 Reed Bunting.


Pink-footed Geese migrating - Michael McNaghten

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