Friday 8 August 2014

Friday 8th August

Counts from the estuary included four Little and three Common Tern, both family groups, with 99+ Ringed Plover, 56 Sanderling, 55+ Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Whimbrel, seven Mediterranean Gull, four Black and a Bar-tailed Godwit, a smart summer plumaged Grey Plover, a Kittiwake in front of the hide and a Slavonian Grebe.

 Kittiwake - Lee Collins

Ringing News: Two new Great Black-backed Gull were seen, a juvenile and a second summer, both from Northern France, two new Mediterranean Gull also from France and return visits from a Dutch Sandwich Tern and a Polish Black-headed Gull all recorded from the hide.

 Black-headed Gull - Lee Collins

Great Black-backed Gull - Lee Collins

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