Sunday 2 August 2009
The birds have found the feeders at the garden area outside the east entrance, in the last week there have been Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch and Greenfinch at the feeders
The bird in the image is one of two juvenile Greenfinches that came in to the feeders with the adults.
A Swift flew west over the center at 1820 hrs.
Wednesday 8 July 2009
An Oystercatcher flew east over the centre at 1530 hrs.
Blue Tit nest box update
The Blue Tits in the nest box at the Medical cabin are almost ready to leave.
There are at least 5 young in the nest and are very noisy when waiting to be fed. At least one of the young birds can usually be seen looking out the box waiting for it's next meal.
Cormorant on River Clyde
This Cormorant caught two small Flounders within a few minutes, it is just about to swallow this one.
Mallards touch down on heliport
Two drake Mallards settled on the short grass of the helipad for a rest.
Blue Tits settled in
A pair of Blue Tit's have taken up residence in the same nest box as last year, hopefully a new generation of birds will be fledged this year.
First Summer Migrants of the year
4 Sand Martins flew east over the site at 1100 hrs, these are the first summer migrants to appear over the site this year.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
As some may have noticed spring is in the air, the Magpies at the staff car park are busy with nest building and a pair of Blue Tits have again taken an interest in the nest box next to the medical portakabin, hopefully they will once again rear a brood from this box.
Male Peregrine hunting along the Clydeside Expressway at SECC, 0900 hrs. Sat on Finnieston Crane until at least 1500 hrs.
A Peregrine seen chasing a pigeon above Clydeside Expressway at Skypark, Finnieston 10:50am (reported by Steven McGrath).
The Waxwing flock at the Crown Plaza Hotel peaked today at 78 Birds which were present until 1340 hrs before flying off across the river towards Plantation.
A Kestrel was also hunting over the west end of the site at 1400 hrs.
35 Waxwings turned up next to the Crown Plaza Hotel on Monday 24 November and 38 were present at 1600 hrs on Tuesday 25 November.
Saturday 22nd November
A male Peregrine hunting over the site at 1000 hrs.