Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Redcar Tarn

Wednesday 24th August p.m.
  An evening visit to the Tarn with sunshine and light showers and a temperature of 14.5°C.
Plenty Black-headed Gulls most now showing as white with a dark smudge near the eye,still
good numbers of Lapwings on the island and several Pied Wagtails. There were a couple of
Rooks in a nearby field,sadly I could only spot one Tufted Duck and no chicks. This makes
the resident Pike the winner, I score it Tufted Duck chicks 0 Pike 18. I'm not surprised that
most of the adult Tufted have moved off hopefully to somewhere with no Pike.
   In the garden we have Echinacea and Nigella flowering.
C100 - Mallard
C70 - BH Gull
C30 - Lapwing
C25 - Coot
9 - Canadas
5 - Pied Wagtail
3 -  LBB Gull
3 - Moorhen
2 - Rook
1 - Tufted Duck
Pied Wagtail

Mallard and Pied Wagtail



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