Friday 27 July 2018

Friday 27th July

The Nuthatch was still present in the Entrance Bushes with two Willow Warbler the only migrants. Counts from the estuary included 490 Black-headed Gull, 299 Curlew, 147 Redshank, 103 Sandwich Tern, 60 Dunlin, 36 Ringed Plover, 25 Mediterranean Gull,15 Whimbrel, three Bar-tailed Godwit, two Knot, two Greenshank and a Sanderling.

Also from the hide a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull, the first juvenile Common Tern of the year and several ringed birds including an Irish ringed Sandwich Tern & a French ringed Mediterranean Gull. A juvenile Peregrine chased the small waders over the Bight. 

A French ringed Mediterranean Gull - Lee Collins

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