Thursday 28 April 2016
Thursday 28th April
An arrival of migrants included a late Short-eared Owl on Warren Point and at least 14 Wheatear on site. Counts over high tide included c100 Dunlin, 25+ Whimbrel, seven Ringed Plover, six Bar-tailed Godwit and three Redshank. Off site at least 106 Pale and three Dark-bellied Brent Geese were on Cockle Sands, Exmouth. Elsewhere 30+ Manx Shearwater and 21 Sandwich Tern were offshore in a quick evening scan.