Sunday, 21 September 2014

Late brood

There has been  a late brood of Siskins in the garden the last few days 3juvs still being fed by there parents.
At Rosebush Reservoir 2 Pintail, 13 Wigeon ,5 Tufted Duck and double figures of Teal and Coot.

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Strumble Head 20th Sept.

Time: 06.45 - 10.45
Weather: Overcast
Wind:NNW 4/5

Common Scoter - 109 ( 95 Males )
Arctic Skua - 6 ( 5 Dark,1 Pale )
Pomarine Skua - 1 ( Juv )

Common Dolphin - 5
Sunfish - 2

Many Thanks to Chris Grayell for the information.

Friday, 19 September 2014

Strumble Head 19th Sept.

Not a seawatch, decided to look at the bushes & fields instead. Quite a few Chiffs & Robins about with a few Whitethroats, 3 Wheatear & a single Willow Warbler. A female Sparrowhawk hunting the headland was very visible. The Chough flock is up to 23 now & quite mobile between the lighthouse & almost to Seal Bay. Out to sea a large number of Porpoises in evidence possibly up to 50 feeding in the tide race between 2 & 3 p.m. on the rising tide.

Flagpoles 10.00 19th Sept.

A nice Kingfisher hanging around with a female Wigeon also new in. I wouldn't be honest if i didn't say i got a small bit excited with the silhouette under the bridge at first but turned out to be only my 2nd Dipper there in 12 years.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Flagpoles 14.00 17th Sept.

An Adult Mediterranean Gull was the first i've seen at the Flagpoles for a while.

Monday, 15 September 2014

Strumble Head 15th Sept

Time: 10.45 - 12.45
Weather: Bright
Wind: ESE 3/4

Common Scoter - 2 ( Males )
Balearic Shearwater - 2

Yellow Wagtail - 2
Quite a few ' alba' wagtails moving.
A flock of Chough now that must number at least 12 birds.
Porpoises showing.

Friday, 12 September 2014

Things on the move...

Three Bar Tails flew in to feed on the exposed sand/mud of the waterfront at Fishguard Harbour this afternoon.