Priorslee Lake: 5:46am - 9:05am
13.0°C > 13.5°C: low overcast: misty. Brisk SSE wind. Moderate visibility.
Nothing to highlight on a rather dull day – occasionally threatened to brighten only did so much later.
Migrants noted were just
- 3 Meadow Pipits.
Priorslee Lake (104th visit of the year)
Yesterday’s missing 2 immature Great Crested Grebes not returned: 2 additional adults this morning.
In addition to the usual single Grey Heron at the lake a party of 3 flew over close together.
No Kingfisher this morning: however one of the fishermen reports seeing up to 4 together in the last few days.
5 Goldcrests again but all in different locations this morning.
Small corvid roost dispersal today.
2 Ravens over
Another Double Square-spot moth on the roof of the Priorslee Avenue foot-tunnel.
4 + 1 Great Crested Grebes
4 Grey Herons
7 Greylag Geese (all outbound)
18 Canada Geese (all outbound)
13 (?) Mallard
4 (2) Tufted Duck
2 + 7 (4 broods) Moorhen
61 Black-headed Gulls
43 large gulls, two of these Herring Gulls: 16 of these over
4 (0) Blackcaps
8 (3) Chiffchaffs
Corvid roost dispersal: 27 Jackdaws and 52 Rooks logged