Wednesday, 24 March 2010

24/03/10 Lutley Wedge 07.30am (8°c) - (14°c) Mild grey and overcast with mist and low cloud, moderate (S/SE) breeze.

Curlew Wassell Grove Pools 24/3/10

Greylag Goose Wassell Grove Pools 24/3/10

1M Wheatear was at Wassell Grove Pools early this morning, and there were some good wader sightings due to the grey, damp and murky weather. 1 Curlew flew over >South towards Clent at 07.49 am and a flock of 16 Golden Plover flew >West/southwest at 0814 am. Also 1 Greylag Goose flew >Southeast at 09.25 am.
Both Curlew and Greylag are fairly scarce passage birds at Lutley, and this mornings sightings were the first this year.

Visible Migration/Wassell Grove Pools totals:-
1 Curlew >S
16 Golden Plover >WSW
1 Greylag Goose >SE
23 Fieldfare >NW
1 Redwing >NE
1 Redpoll sp >SW
6 Meadow Pipit >N and W
Also seen:- 2 Chiffchaffs

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