Wednesday 17 August 2016

Wednesday 17th August

Ringed Plover numbers continue to build with 302 counted over high tide, also present 113 Redshank, 112 Dunlin, 14 Sanderling, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, five Whimbrel, three Greenshank, two Knot and a Common Sandpiper. Other records include the Slavonian Grebe in the estuary, two Stock Dove in the Railway saltmarsh and a Wheatear in Greenland Lake.

Wildlife News: A Painted Lady was in Greenland Lake, several Common Blue were around flowering Heather in the Back Meadow and a Southern Hawker was on Warren Point.

Painted Lady - Alan Keatley

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