Sunday, 21 February 2010

21/02/10 Lutley Wedge 10.35am, Cold (3°c) Grey Overcast, Low Cloud. (SW/W) Wind, Overnight (-0.5°c) with (3/4 cms) snowfall

16 Goosander Lutley Wedge
'The first record for the local patch!'
The flock passing between Lutley and the Clent Hills

Heading West over Wassell Grove Pools

At 10.53am a flock of (16) Goosander flew over, heading West towards Wassell Grove Pools. This was followed at 11.43am by another flock of (7) Goosander, which flew East high over the far end of the top footpath. These are the first sightings of Goosander at Lutley Wedge.
Also seen:- 2 Herring Gulls, 40 Redwing and 1 Meadow Pipit. 4 Common Buzzards were soaring over Lutley Brook.

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