Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Tuesday 7th May 2013

Six Roseate Tern were offshore mid evening, the highest spring count since 2007. At least one Roseate had been present all day with eight Common and a Little Tern. Also offshore 100+ Shag and 45 Common Scoter. In the estuary the summer plumaged Slavonian Grebe was again off Cockwood, a first summer Little Gull was behind the golf course early morning, 31 Pale-bellied and five Dark-bellied Brent Geese were present and wader counts included 179 Dunlin, 61+ Whimbrel, 20 Sanderling, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit and four Ringed Plover. Elsewhere the Pintail was on the Main Pond and a Wheatear was in Greenland Lake.

Wildlife News - The Common Seal was again on Bull Hill.


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