Saturday 11 May 2013

Saturday 11th May 2013

The adult BONAPARTE'S GULL again roosted offshore with a first summer Little Gull and c200 Black-headed Gull. Also offshore at least 10 Roseate, four Arctic and 30+ Common Tern, 76+ Manx Shearwater, 50+ Common Scoter, six Great Northern and a Red-throated Diver.  Elsewhere a Redshank was a very rare visitor to the Main Pond, a Spotted Flycatcher and a Willow Warbler were on site and waders were on the move with 120+ Whimbrel, 60+ Dunlin, 20+ Sanderling, a Ringed Plover and single Bar and Black-tailed Godwit.
Whitethroat 06/05/13 © Colin Scott

Wildlife News - The first Wall Brown of the year was along the Dune Ridge.


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