Climate today a little bit milder, damper, breezier and also cloudier!
Advancing from the other day’s blog site concerning bird influenza, Mark Shields reports a guaranteed boost in dead and also passing away Barnacle Geese at Gruinart because the tail end of recently. A dead Whooper Swan was discovered on the book this early morning, which is currently being checked by Nature Scot.
Nevertheless, among the grief, there are still real-time birds available and also an excellent one discovered by Mark a number of days earlier. He reviewed a neck collar on a Greenland White-fronted Goose as J7P and also has actually simply obtained the information back from scientist Tony Fox, that was plainly thrilled! He responded: ” this is dazzling, such a reward. It was not seen in 2015, yet this is just one of the last GWFG captured in Greenland, from summertime 2008, so a truly unique preferred and also a genuine survivor!” Well, allows hope it continues to be a survivor having actually taken care of well for the previous 14+ years. Mark remarks that nowadays a ll the various other GWFG that are colour-marked that he recognizes of are ringed in Scotland/Ireland/Iceland even more just recently.
Today’s bird information comes c/o James Just how.
At Loch Gruinart: 2 Little Egrets, 7 White-tailed Eagles, 1 Merlin.
At Ardnave: 1 Merlin, 4 Purple Sandpipers. 1 Greenshank, 3 Grey Plover.
Lastly, David Livingstone kindly sent out in this picture of 3 White-tailed Eagles set down up at Bridgend today.
Numerous many thanks to every person for their payments.