Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Mid February 2012

February 20th: Wildfowl included 190 Pink-footed Geese north, 10 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and 3 Black Brants. A Woodcock, 175 Cormorants and 4 Crossbills south were the only other notable birds.

February 19th: A Hen Harrier, 11 Pale-bellied Brent geese, 3 Hen Harriers, a Common Buzzard, 3 Black Brants and 5 Corn Buntings were around.

February 18th: The best birds were 33 Great Crested Grebes, 11 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 6 Woodcocks, 2 Hen Harriers, 18 Corn Buntings and a Black Brant.

February 17th: A Black Brant was a new bird. Present were 3 Woodcocks.

February 16th: A Gannet flew south. Around were a Black Brant, a Pale-bellied Brent Goose, a Goosander, a Hen Harrier, 2 Crossbills and 9 Snow Buntings.

February 15th: A Woodcock and 24 Corn Buntings were noted.

February 14th: Good birds were a Woodcock and 4 Pink-footed Geese.

February 13th: Flying south were 350 Cormorants, a Goosander and 3 Twites. A White-fronted Goose, 24 Redwings and 2 Woodcocks were around.

February 12th: A Long-tailed Duck and 20 Red-breasted Mergansers headed south. Other notable birds were 19 Great Crested Grebes, 5 Goosanders, 16 Woodcocks, a Kingfisher, 22 Corn Buntings, a White-fronted Goose and a Little Owl.

February 11th: 7 Woodcocks and a Corn Bunting were present.

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