Friday, 14 August 2015

Friday 14th August

The morning rain dropped in large numbers of waders with birds spread around the site. Highlights included the first Little Stint of the autumn, a juvenile, three Ruff, seven Curlew Sandpiper and a Golden Plover. Other counts included 300+ Dunlin, 210+ Ringed Plover, 120+ Sanderling, 21 Whimbrel, 20 Knot, five Bar and two Black-tailed Godwit, four Grey Plover, two Greenshank and a Snipe. Also brought into the Bight by the weather 89 Common and 13 Little Tern. Elsewhere a single Swift flew through and the Slavonian Grebe remains off Cockwood.

 Ruff - Lee Collins

Curlew Sandpiper - Lee Collins

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