Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Tuesday 27th August 2013

The third Green Sandpiper of the month was in Shutterton Creek early morning with 194 Redshank and three Greenshank, also in the estuary a juvenile Curlew Sandpiper with 139 Ringed Plover, c100 Dunlin, 97+ Sandwich Tern, a Knot, an adult Mediterranean Gull and the Slavonian Grebe. The overdue first Whinchat of the year was on Warren Point with other grounded migrants including 19 Chiffchaff, five Whitethroat, four Wheatear, two Willow, a Garden and a Sedge Warbler. Elsewhere three Grey and three Yellow Wagtail were overhead and two Arctic Skua and a Red-throated Diver were offshore.

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