Sunday, 30 January 2011

The end of January

Well nearly there, January over and done. Ended rather typically with 2 Smew, 3 Goosander and an assortment of regular wildfowl at Tophill Low NR.

Seems to be a bit of gull movement in recent days. Maybe 12,000 birds roosted this evening on D Res. After the Glaucous Gull in the the week and Saturday's Yellow-legged Gull, Neil Hart had a another Yellow-legged Gull, this time an adult, briefly on D Res mid-afternoon before it flew north, and a Lesser Black-backed Gull appeared for 5 minutes and departed rather quickly. Despite spending over three hours looking nothing good seemed to arrive, or to roost, despite the number of birds. However it keeps things interesting, not sure what will drop in next. Shame I'm office bound at dusk for a few days.

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