September-November 2017

Period: 
Friday, 1 September 2017 to Thursday, 30 November 2017
Golden Plover, Anthorn aerials, Adam Moan
Golden Plover, Anthorn aerials, Adam Moan

Photos: Here are some photo highlights from September, October and November 2017.

Please send in your photos and sightings. Excerpts from the full report available to members:

  • 1000 Golden Plover were seen at Langwathby on 15th October and there were at least 1500 at Anthorn at the same time.
  • Little Egret continued to feature on the south Solway with 19 at Bowness on 4th September, 21 at Port Carlisle on 28th and 23 at RSPB Campfield in mid-October. One at Wedholme Flow on 10th September was the first the observer had seen there. 52 Little Egrets were counted at Walney on 30th September increasing to 80 by 10th October. Regular counts from Foulshaw peaked at eight on 13th November.
  • Turnstone frequented Walney with 570 there on 7th October.
Goldcrest, Geltsdale, Adam Moan
Goldcrest, Geltsdale, Adam Moan
Little egrets, Port Carlisle, 23 Sept 2017, Roger Ridley
Little egrets, Port Carlisle, 23 Sept 2017, Roger Ridley
Buzzard, Forest Head, 9 Sept 2017, Roger Ridley
Buzzard, Forest Head, 9 Sept 2017, Roger Ridley
Turnstones and Ringed plover, Workington Harbour, Roger Ridley
Turnstones and Ringed plover, Workington Harbour, Roger Ridley
Redshank, Maryport Harbour, 25/9/17, Tommy Holden
Redshank, Maryport Harbour, 25/9/17, Tommy Holden
Turnstone, Maryport Harbour, 25/9/17, Tommy Holden
Turnstone, Maryport Harbour, 25/9/17, Tommy Holden
Ruff, 17/10/17, Haverigg, Doug Radford
Ruff, 17/10/17, Haverigg, Doug Radford
Wood Sandpiper, 17/10/17, Haverigg, Doug Radford
Wood Sandpiper, 17/10/17, Haverigg, Doug Radford