A Wheatear day

24th August 2020 – bright and sunny W2/3
Please note that South Walney Nature Reserve is now open though the hides, visitor centre and toilets remain closed to comply with social distancing measures.
Grounded Migrants
Wheatear were much in evidence with 35 birds logged, also seen were 2 Whitethroat and single Willow Warbler and Sedge Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
A few birds were on the move with 24 Tree Sparrow, 7 Tree Pipit and a Siskin logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 14 Greenshank.
Two Peregrine were the best of the rest.