Friday, 29 April 2016
Friday 29th April
The first two Roseate Tern of the year were offshore early morning with 15 Little Tern, the largest count since 1998, later on along with 49+ Sandwich and two Common Tern. In the estuary wader numbers increased with 107 Dunlin, 59 Ringed Plover, 28+ Whimbrel, 23 Sanderling, 15 Turnstone and two Bar-tailed Godwit over the high tide. Elsewhere the first Sedge Warbler of the year was singing in the Dune Pond, three Wheatear and a Willow Warbler were on site and a single Swift was overhead.