Monday, 25 January 2010

It has been a very quiet week with hardly any birds about. However there have been some noticeable changes as the returning numbers of Fulmar and Guillemot continue to increase and some birds, like the Shag, have already started to pair up. The Black Redstart and Firecrest continue to be resident.

Monday 18th- A fairly quiet day with 2 Golden Plover still around and 2 Woodcock in the Wetlands.
Tuesday 19th28 Lapwing remain from the influx along with 3 Golden Plover.
Wednesday 20th- A better day with most of the birds being out at sea, a Red Throated Diver flew past Carreg Yr Honwy whilst 3 Little Gulls were Feeding nearby, a single Ringed Plover was in Solfach and 2 Woodcocks were in the Wetlands.
Thursday 21st- Another quiet day with 2 Woodcock still around.
Friday 22nd- A Mistle Thrush was the highlight feeding in Nant Valley.
Saturday 23rd- The Mistle Thrush was still at Nant and a Pied Wagtail flew past as well.
Sunday 24th- A Very quiet day with one Jack Snipe in the wetlands.

Golden Plover (C) Ben Porter

Shelduck (C) Ben Porter

Curlew (C) Ben Porter

Ringed Plover (C) Ben Porter

Shags (C) Ben Porter

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