For no good reason, my Aldcliffe sightings from this morning will summarised in the Walney Obs style. http://walneybo.blogspot.co.uk/
Goose Passage to the Fore
24th October 2014- light cloud and sunshine SW 2/3/4
Observations off the bank of the Lune on the rising tide revealed no auk species, 3 Cormorants and some seagulls.
4 Goldcrest, 3 Redwings, 6 Song Thrush and a Chiffchaff were logged.
1,100 Pink-footed Goose, 3 Whooper Swan, 2 Grey Wagtail and small numbers of Skylark, Tree Sparrow and Siskin were on the move.
Wildfowl and Waders
Freemans Pools Gadwall numbers continue to build with 19. A Green Sandpiper continues to linger. Other waders included 160 Golden Plover, 2200 Lapwing and 50 Dunlin.
A Peregrine and a Kestrel were menacing Redshank and a Rock Pipit was heard. Also seen were a Red Admiral and 20 Linnet.