Thursday, 9 April 2009

Sign of the times

Two pairs of little ringed plover this evening, one pair on the island at Freeman's Pools and another at The Flood where there was also a male white wagtail.

A single long-eared owl was visible at the roost but none were hunting around the pools (that I saw anyway...) up to when I left around 7.30pm.

6 gadwall on the Pools plus tufted duck pair on Darter Pool.
3 pairs little grebe in the Aldcliffe area.

Otherwise, a couple of swallows but hardly anything else of note.

The new signs went up today as the picture above shows. Great news that Lancashire Wildlife Trust have finally agreed to a management deal at this brilliant site.
Thanks to all involved!

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