Thursday, 14 May 2009
Spring Migration - Brockholes Wetland LWT - 14th May 2009
There was a certain amount of Spring Migration today with potentially 13 Black Terns Passing throughout the day (Bill Aspin - 1+1+2 >East AM, Carl Partington - 4 >E PM, Myself and other - 5 Mid PM)
Whilst onsite 5 Black Terns were present on No1 pit. There was a Male Garganey On Main Pool between spoon and central Island which was a first for the year.
On the Wader front, there appeared to be a good number of birds onsite - Sanderling (very pale bird), 9 Ringed Plover, Dunlin (S plu) 3 LRP, 2 Common Sandpiper, 19 Lapwing, Whimbrel, 4 Oystercatcher.
A very enjoyable May evening down at the patch.