Tuesday 17 May 2016
Tuesday 17th May
A brief visit to inspect the high tide found 179 Oystercatcher, 17 Sanderling, 16 Dunlin and five Whimbrel. At sea, 24 Sandwich Tern, 11 Great Crested Grebe, nine Gannet and two Fulmar. A Mallard still had six ducklings on the Main Pond and were briefly joined by the Little Grebe chick. Seven Swallow and three Swift passed overhead. A flock of 60 Starling roamed Warren Point and a pair of mobile Cirl Bunting were seen.