Upottery Airfield, Smeatharpe

A superb male wheatear this morning on the weedy runway braving the biting north easterly wind - my earliest date up here. 65 fieldfare 2 mistle thrush and 6 blackbirds. An adult great black backed gull going north into the wind was presumably a migrant as they are scarce here plus around 10 skylarks and 6 meadow pipits.

Posted March 25th, 2013 at 10:02 am by Douglas Stannard in General Birding