Thursday 23 August 2018

Thursday 23rd August

The Slavonian Grebe was in the estuary with 240 Curlew, 214 Dunlin, 174 Ringed Plover, 47 Sanderling, 18 Sandwich and two Common Tern, two Greenshank and a Little Ringed Plover. Elsewhere 13 Yellow Wagtail were on the Golf Course, with a potential first for the recording area a juvenile Citrine Wagtail buzzing around the Bight late evening, at least seven Willow Warbler and five Whitethroat were on site, a Hobby was hunting Linnet, three Wheatear were in front of the hide an a Red-breasted Merganser flew in off the sea. 

Wheatear - Simon Thurgood

Wildlife News: Two Clouded Yellow were on site and this striking Field Grasshopper was in Greenland Lake.

Field Grasshopper - Alan Keatley

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