Sunday, 18 July 2010

Sun 18th July

Yesterday Carl had seen 3 Chough down on the Uiskentuie strand, at Braibruich 9 Rock doves were present, while at Gortan 30 male Eiders in eclipse were seen. The same group of Eiders were there again this afternoon.
Peter Roberts had been in the woods at Bridgend yesterdayand had many families of fledged birds, with the adults feeding their young. There were at least 4 succesful fledged broods of Spotted flycatcher, 2 - 3 pairs of Willow warbler feeding young along with fledged families of Goldcrest, Great tit, Blue tit & Coal tit. There were also 2 fledged families of Blackcap and also a recently fledged Dipper on the Sorn.
In the rough ground between the road and South of the pier at Bruichladdich, families of Rock pipits, Meadow pipits, Whitethroat and Sedge warbler are all present with the respective adults feeding their fledglings.

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