Monday 29 September 2014

More of the same

Lade - 0700hrs - misty, muggy, light airs - Ten species of macros in the trap this morning including the first Blair`s Shoulder-knot of the season. No real change over the pits with small numbers of Linnets, hirundines, Chiffchaffs, Mipits and Kestrels, plus a Wheatear by the camp.
ARC - Two visits this afternoon yielded the usual two Black-necked Grebes, six Ruffs, five Blackwits, 10 Dunlins, plus singles of Great White Egret, Snipe, Garganey, Kingfisher and Water Rail amongst hundreds of Lapwings, Golden Plovers and dabbling ducks. The Glossy Ibis was reported on the hayfields.

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