Thursday 22 March 2018

Thursday 22nd March

A grey overcast day with little hint of spring but the Little Ringed Plover was still present sharing the 7th fairway with golfers and half a dozen Ringed Plover. Other migrants included a single Wheatear, three Chiffchaff and with c130 Curlew on the Railway Saltmarsh, an early Whimbrel.

Elsewhere the Glaucous Gull was on Bull Hill late afternoon, 31 Common Scoter, an Eider, three Great Northern and two Red-throated Diver were off the seawall, three Shoveler and two Snipe were on the Main Pond, 13 Redwing were in Dead Dolphin Wood and counts from the estuary included 51 Redshank, 40 Turnstone, a Greenshank, an Eider and the Slavonian Grebe.

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