Tuesday, 22 December 2009

December 22nd 2009

A foggy morning was slow to clear and it felt extremely cold doing the roost Draycote Water this evening with 5 adult and a second winter Yellow-egged Gull, first winter Med Gull and a first winter Iceland Gull between the valve tower and steps arriving at 15:40.
Also present were 2 female Common Scoter off inlet, 2 Great-northern Diver out in and draycote bank, male Smew off draycote bank heading towards the valve tower, female Pintail, 23 Goosander, 6 female Shoveler, 27 Goldeneye, 34 Gadwall, Kingfisher, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 16 Siskin, 2 Grey Wagtail, 140 Golden Plover over heading west and 44 Cormorant.


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