Monday, 15 July 2013

Redcar Tarn

Monday 15th July p.m.
A quick visit up to Redcar Tarn this afternoon where the Gull numbers keep on increasing &
with a returning Common Gull. An Oystercatcher was pipping loudly as it flew round the Tarn then
off heading South.There were a Pied Wagtails a couple of them Juvs, one of which posed very
nicely at the edge of the Tarn.Coots & Moorhen were still nesting on the island where there was also
a couple of Lapwings.We spotted a couple of Dunnocks on the edge of the path round the Tarn &
above flew House Martins & Swifts.
c150 - BH Gulls
58 - LBB Gulls
1 - Common Gull
2 - Dunnock
5 - House Martins
2 - Lapwing
c70 - Mallard
4 - Pied Wags
1 - Oystercatcher
6 - Swift
plus other common species

Common Gull

LBB Gull

Pied Wag Juv

LBB & BH Gulls

Redcar Tarn

LBB & BH Gulls in the field at the side of Redcar Tarn

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