Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Post Breeding Dispersal

Lade - 0700hrs, cool, nw3, showery - Walked down to Kerton Road pit to check out the Bhgs, but still couldn`t decided whether any are nesting. Good to see Oystercatchers and Lapwings with chicks though.
ARC - 1200hrs - A flock of 50 Lapwings on the islands suggested post-breeding dispersal from the continent. Also noted, 2 Hobbies, 2 Common Terns, Kestrel, Dunlin, LRP and Cuckoo.
News from the obs this morning:  a Golden Oriole in the south-east section of the Trapping Area.

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