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A Dreich Sort of Day

Friday, March 4th 2016

The day started pretty much as it finished… wet and cold…dreich!  At least I had a warm Field Centre to retreat to after my ramblings, not so easy for the critters out there, I did feel pleased I was filling the feeders for them. Over a dozen Lesser Redpolls descended on the Nyjer bird feeders, quite a sight. A single Mealy Redpoll joined the throng.

Ray came down and gave me valued help with finding the various bird feeders, and a duo of Moorhens in the duck trap turned solo as we approached and one squeezed out before I could confine and bag them both.  Tony enabled me to ring my first Moorhen, a feisty male.


The water in the wetlands was more like what it should be, and was up a good inch, but the thaw of the nights snow flurry probably helped as Risedale Beck and the out flow from the Lake was fairly wild.

Winter Worky Day tomorrow , weather forecast is not so bad, so will see you tomorrow if you are coming.

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