Sand Martins heading south

A very light southerly breeze to start with, later freshened and moved to the west. Sunshine all day.Middleton Nature Reserve Ringing report from Alan:Much as yesterday the conditions were far from ideal for ringing.  It seemed that most bird…

Sand Martins heading south

A very light southerly breeze to start with, later freshened and moved to the west. Sunshine all day.Middleton Nature Reserve Ringing report from Alan:Much as yesterday the conditions were far from ideal for ringing.  It seemed that most bird…

There’s always a vegetarian option!

Very light west wind early on freshened slightly as the day progressed. Mainly sunny.First of all an apology. There were some items missed yesterday and observers, originally mixed up. This is mainly down to my recent email address change. Unfortunatel…

Thwarted Before We Started

Alice and I met at 0515 yesterday at the Willow scrub and reedbed at the Obs to attempt a ringing session, but alas we were thwarted before we started. I only have a five-minute drive to the site, but as I was driving there, I could see rain on my wind…

Razorbill adds to the mix

The breeze swung around a bit this morning, but always a bit of north in it, ending up WNW. Ocercast but dry.I think there was a ringing session on Middleton Nature Reserve this morning. I’ve had a comment that there were good numbers of Sedge warbler …

A good Med count

West to WNW breeze regular light showersFirst a correction from yesterday. There were two juvenile Meds on No.1 outflow, but on the clip I originally posted I’d actually followed a juvenile BHG. Not easy to check through the small camera viewfinder, bu…

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Only minimal coverage

The wind was light and mainly from the north. Plenty of showers, but not particularly heavy.South shoreI only had time for one short walk today, so I checked the beach next to the wooden jetty 3.5 hours before high water. No other reports so far (MD)Co…