Tetney 29/04/17

SE F4 with sun in the morning and light cloud in the afternoon. The usual circuit covered.

On the humber: Great Crested Grebe and the usual 6 Common Scoter.

Birds of prey: Marsh Harrier, 2 Common Buzzard, Peregrine and 2 Kestrel.

In the bushes: 3 Blackcap, 4 Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Chiffchaff and 2 Willow Warbler.

Other highlights: 5+ Whimbrel, Cuckoo, 2 Wheatear, 7 Yellow Wagtail (4 NW), Swallows and the odd Sand Martin moving mostly NW for most of the day, Linnets also moving NW, Reed Warbler.

Other wildlife: Brimstone and Holly Blue butterflies were the first seen in the area this spring.
the 2 Roe Deer were still in the dunes.

No patch year ticks today.

Male Wheatear

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