Wednesday 11 May 2016

Wednesday 11th May

A large arrival of waders with birds moving through all day, peak counts included 302 Dunlin, 96 Sanderling, 31 Ringed Plover, 22 Turnstone, three Bar-tailed Godwit,10 Whimbrel, three Grey Plover, a Knot and a late Redshank. Elsewhere three Little and two Common Tern were offshore with 14 Sandwich Tern, the Pale-bellied Brent was in the estuary, two Great Northern Diver flew south, a Tree Pipit was overhead and the first couple of fledged Stonechat were by the Main Pond.

Whimbrel - Dave Jewell

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