Sunday, 22 February 2009

Over Wyre, Lancs: Goose watching - 22nd Feb 2009.

Above & below: Adult Greenland White-fronted Goose, Rawcliffe Moss, 22nd Feb 2009.

Another enjoyable afternoon's Goose watching on the north Lancs mosses, in the company of Mike Watson.

A 1stw Eurasian White-fronted Goose, 1stw Pale-bellied Brent, single Barnacle Goose and a single Greylag were seen amongst 5,000+ Pink-feet in the Sand Villa area of Cockerham. c50 Whooper Swan and a Little Egret were also in the area.

A Barnacle Goose was with Pink-feet on Back Sands Lane and 2 Greenland White-fronts, ad + 1stw, were seen on Rawcliffe Moss, as was a Peregrine and Short-eared Owl.