Thursday, 22 August 2013

Thursday 22nd August 2013

Turtle Dove feeding around the Visitor Centre early morning was the first autumn bird here since 2008. Other migrants included 10+ Blackcap, two Whitethroat, two Garden Warbler and on the Point two Yellow Wagtail and a Wheatear.  Over the evening tide 200+ Dunlin, 140+ Ringed Plover and c40 Sanderling were on the beach with 16 Whimbrel, four Bar-tailed Godwit, a Mediterranean Gull and the Slavonian Grebe in the estuary.

Wildlife News: Two Silver-washed Fritillary were feeding on Buddleia near the Dodgems.

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