Attending the late morning tide, 22 Pale-bellied Brent Goose (in juvs) and 19 Dark-bellied Brent Goose were the highlight. Selected other waterbird counts were 265 Curlew, 220 Wigeon, 187 Dunlin, 68 Ringed Plover, 34 Turnstone, 22 Mute Swan, six Little Egret, two Grey Plover, the male Eider and a Grey Heron.
No obvious overhead passage and only a few other, mostly grounded migrants included just eight Meadow Pipit, seven Pied Wagtail, also six Swallow and a Grey Wagtail. Other notables were three Raven, five Skylark still on Warren Point, a Bullfinch and a Great Spotted Woodpecker.
Wildlife news: some warmth before the rain arrived encouraged out a few regular dragonflies and Ivy Bee.
|Sedge Warbler - Alan Keatley|