Rose City Bird Observatory as well as Area Centre: 16th August

In spite of the very first considerable rains in numerous months as well as greatly cloudy skies for the very best component of the day it appears that all vectors of passerine movement stay headed faraway from Rose city as well as it was delegated waders as well as gulls to provide some level of respectability to the day’s process, with massive rises in Ringed Plover as well as Black-headed Gull of certain note. Over night moth-trapping was likewise crushingly duff in problems that had actually looked ideal for both migration as well as capturing.

Rose City Expense

Based travelers Wheatear 15, Willow Warbler 10, Sedge Warbler 5, Turnstone 2, Yard Warbler 2, Great Found Woodpecker 1, Whinchat 1, Pied Flycatcher 1, Found Flycatcher 1.

Noticeable flow Grey Plover 8, Ringed Plover 2, Usual Sandpiper 2, Dunlin 1, Whimbrel 1, Turnstone 1.

Sea flow Black-headed Gull 378e, Mediterranean Gull 60, Balearic Shearwater 54, commic tern 14w, Usual Scoter 9w 1e, Sandwich Tern 7w, Arctic Skua 2w; likewise Bluefin Tuna 2.


Ringed Plover 306, Dunlin 112, Sanderling 6, Grey Plover 1, Knot 1, Redshank 1, Timber Sandpiper 1, Arctic Tern 1.

Rose City Harbour

Little Gull 1.


Picked immigrants Obs: Hurry Veneer 63, Diamond-back 43, Rusty-dot Pearl 33, Dark Sword Turf 8, Silver Y 6, Glasswort Case-bearer 3, Pin Knot-horn 2, Surrounded Straw 2, Brown Knot-horn Matilella fusca 1, likewise Migrant Hawker dragonfly 1.

Constantly a complicated bird to overtake at Rose city, today’s Timber Sandpiper also required by resolving at Ferrybridge …

… where a nicely-plumaged Grey Plover was one more respectable wader downed by the rainfall © Pete Saunders:

Late in the day a Little Gull was an unforeseen bonus offer among the common Mediterranean Gulls at Rose City Harbour © Martin Cade:

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