Sunday, 28 March 2010

LB-bG makes airspace


The "in the garden" list gained one today as Lesser Black-backed Gull made airspace. The garden also had record numbers of Greenfinch, at least 12, probably 16, three of which were ringed and Chaffinch, 2 males.

Late afternoon the Shunan held a good roost of Oystercaters, 310 counted yesterday.

A late afternoon trip to Loch of Skaill found at least 6 Slavonian grebes in various stages of dressing for summer, 9 Barnacle Geese, 9 Whooper Swans and the usual selection of Goldeneye, Red-breasted Mergansers and Long-tailed Duck.

Rather distant Slavonian Grebes

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