Saturday 27 August 2016

Saturday 27th August

The Wryneck remained on Warren Point where it was joined by the first Whinchat of the year. Other grounded migrants included single Sedge and Willow Warbler, two Wheatear and a Coal Tit with three Tree Pipit, two Yellow and a Grey Wagtail overhead. 

Wryneck - both Luke Harman

In the estuary waders included two Little Stint and a Curlew Sandpiper were in the Bight, picked out amongst 378 Dunlin, 188 Ringed Plover, 14 Sanderling and 14 Knot, whilst on the Railway Saltmarsh there were 431 Curlew, 223 Redshank, three Bar-tailed Godwit, two Whimbrel and a Greenshank. Also from the hide 1051 Oystercatcher, 99 Great Black-backed Gull, 48 Sandwich Tern, three Mediterranean Gull, two Kingfisher, a Common Sandpiper and the Slavonian Grebe.

Curlew Sandpiper - Luke Harman
Wildlife News: Great Green Bush-cricket remain in good 'voice' around the remaining scrubby areas of the site.

Great Green Bush-cricket - Luke Harman

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