Migration is picking up a notch in the Leasowe lighthouse area with the appearance of more summer visitors today.
A Little Ringed Plover was found this morning in the westernmost horse paddock feeding alongside a large pool of standing water (CT). It remained here all day.
There was a small influx of Willow Warblers with 6 birds new in this morning. Also new in were 9 Wheatears, all males, and a Blackcap. Most of these birds had moved on by midday.
Overhead around 80 Meadow Pipits moved mainly eastwards together with 4 Redpolls and 2 Swallows.
Other birds in the lighthouse area included 4 Goldcrests and 6 Chiffchaffs. 2 Little Owls were in the Park Lane area this morning.
|Little Ringed Plover EW|
|Little Owl EW|