Counts over high tide included 60 Oystercatcher, 51 Sanderling, 12 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, eight Sandwich Tern, seven Whimbrel, five Turnstone and a Grey Plover. Elsewhere six Swallow and two House Martin flew through and two broods of Long-tailed Tit have joined up with at least 20 in Dead Dolphin Wood.
Long-tailed Tit - Alan Keatley
Wildlife News: A Tooth-thighed Hoverfly Tropidia scita was another new species for the recording area. Also on the wing Azure & Blue-tailed Damselfly, Common Blue, Orange-tip, Speckled Wood and Peacock.
Tooth-thighed Hoverfly Tropidia scita - Alan Keatley