Friday, 19 August 2016

Friday 19th August

Waders included the first two Curlew Sandpiper of the year, both juveniles, 1306 Oystercatcher, 282 Ringed Plover, 193 Redshank, 178 Dunlin, six Turnstone, five Bar-tailed Godwit, five Whimbrel, two Greenshank, two Knot and a Grey Plover. Also in the estuary eight Wigeon, the Slavonian Grebe, nine Mediterranean Gull, 85 Sandwich and 18 Common Tern. Elsewhere a Balearic Shearwater, two Arctic and a Pomarine Skua flew south.

Curlew Sandpiper - Alan Keatley

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