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Saturday, 6 April 2013

Ringed not Little Ringed

2 Ringed Plover at Lamesley [Paul Davidson]
Lamesley Water Meadows - 2 Ringed Plover on the flashpool this afternoon and 3 Snipe on the water meadows. Pair of Gadwall and 2 Oystercatcher on water meadows a 

Burdon Moor - 1 Wheatear, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 200+ Golden Plover

Kibblesworth Grange- A  Wigeon and  3 Tufted Duck

Birtley reedbed pools - 2 Chiffchaff singing and 2 Water Rail calling.

A colour-winged Herring Gull at Shibdon Pond last weekend was the same bird that was present there in June last year and had previously been seen in Belguim, prior to it being ringed at Rainham, London.
A Tufted Duck, sporting a BTO ring was also present this week but the numbers on the ring are still to be sorted. 

Wheataer at Burdon Moor [Rob Stonehouse]

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