Friday, 26 February 2010

Fri 26th Feb

Catherine has had a busy week counting birds, she had two days back to back helping out on the Goose count and then another day carrying out a count on Loch Gruinart. As well as counting numerous geese, she also had 2 Golden Eagles high up in the air, up behind Ballimartin.
The tally for Loch Gruinart was as follows, 200 Curlew, 164 Wigeon, 355 Oystercatcher, 55 Redshank, 29 Turnstone, 39 Sanderling, 57 Ringed Plover, 43 Herring Gull, 26 Mallard, 404 Bar tailed Godwit, 6 Snipe, 20 Common Gull, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Heron, 792 Dunlin, 207 Shelduck, 14 Black headed Gull and 23 Lapwing.

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