Hello friends :-)
Still lovely and warm .. If I owned a hosepipe I would definitely ban it !!
Here are today's squirtings ..
Sorry .. Sightings !
Old Moor first ....
The Field Pool had 2 lapwings, 12 snipe, a shelduck, 5 redshanks and greylag geese ..
A shoveler and an oystercatcher were seen on the Wader Scrape and a pochard was reported from Wath Ings ...
There were 3 water rails 'squealing' in the reedbeds and there were linnets, bullfinches and reed buntings seen on Green Lane ..
On the Mere were 2 common gulls and 2 lesser black-backed gulls .. a sand martin was also seen over by the artificial bank ..
Little grebes were reported from various parts of the reserve and a blackcap was seen in the garden next to the farmhouse too ..
Butterflies seen were brimstone, comma and peacock ..
Elsewhere, there were 2 Egyptian geese on Broomhill Flash and 2 avocets on Wombwell Ings ..
Edderthorpe Flash had 6 avocets, 16 redshanks, 472 golden plovers and 7 shelducks ..
And that's all I have for today chaps ;-)
Have a nice evening everyone !!
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