Ian and I called at the water treatment works this morning to set up the feeding station there for the winter. After half an hour we had cleared the net rides and put four feeders up plus seed on the ground. So hopefully weather permitting we will have a our first ringing session of the winter there in the next couple of weeks.
We had a quick look round whilst there and recorded two Buzzards, 40 Woodpigeons, three Song Thrushes, ten Long-tailed Tits and five Goldcrests amongst others.
I've got site visits tomorrow but I am hoping to get out Friday morning and do some seawatching in the stiff westerlies forecast.
Spanish sun - "Red Midday Sun" by Malcolm Downham The day was notable for two things a) a Pochard turned up at Middleton, almost the only one in the whole area and b) ...
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