Category: Birds2blog

Keeping Tabs.

It was a case of keeping tabs on Conder Pool on Friday, my birding allowance barely gave me time to do it, but it was my fix for the day and thankful for it.The count peaked at 6 Common Tern today, two were visitors which flew around a few minutes and …

The Estuary Terns et al.

Not easy to be accurate about the number around the Lune Estuary yesterday, but I reckon over a five hour period 6 Common Tern were seen in five sightings. When I arrived at Conder Pool, two birds were present, whist I was there four joined the two and…

Late News….Again.

There was a peak count of 10 Avocet at Conder Green on Thursday, five in the creeks, and five on Conder Pool which brings me to believe only the one bird was still sitting. I saw a Common Tern briefly on Conder Pool, it was on the right hand end o…

As Good As It Gets.

I had an excellent day between Marshaw and east of Trough Bridge to log 26 species yesterday. Not a mega number of species counted, but a good reflection of birds to be expected seen at this location. With some species missing, notably Redstart and Dip…

More Catch Up.

A couple of hours around Conder Green on Tuesday began by me me looking for other people’s birds again….This is in danger of becoming pretty boring.Today’s catch up was the Common Tern which had arrived on Conder Pool last Friday. The bird hasn’t att…

Good Afternoon.

Having been a little tied up in the morning, I decided to give Conder Green the benefit of my birding for Friday afternoon, and spent what developed into a pleasing three hours there.Spotted Redshank Conder Pool 3 May. Pete Woodruff.As with Tuesday, wh…

Back To The Future.

Well….back to the coastal path from Aldcliffe to Conder Green on Tuesday, an excellent five hour crawl even if the flood was totally deserted. I was well pleased with the results on the route to Conder Green along the old disused railway, a…

Catch Up!

Little Ringed Plover Conder Pool 29 April. Pete WoodruffI caught up with one of the Little Ringed Plover on Conder Pool yesterday, although it didn’t play the game for a pik for me, two birds observed in display flight on Sunday (Ian Hartley)…