On Wednesday I carried out a reconnaissance visit to a site in Merseyside that I will shortly be surveying. It was a glorious day and looked spot on for a migrating raptor. In fact back at the Obs Ian had two Ospreys through and it was this species that I had in mind.
I had already had a couple of local Buzzards making use of the thermals when I picked up a female/immature Marsh Harrier drifting across the fields. Sadly an Osprey didn't materialise, but I was happy with the Marsh Harrier!
Wraysbury GP - 5th December 2017 - Today seemed the only day with wind low enough for mist netting and we decided to go to Wraysbury. We had six nets up and, over the morning tried for Field...
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