Wednesday 14 August 2019

Wednesday 14th August

A juvenile Wood Sandpiper in front of the hide early morning was the highlight on another busy day. Counts from the estuary included 461 Dunlin, 330 Ringed Plover, 208 Sandwich Tern, 16 Sanderling, 15 Common Tern, 10 Mediterranean Gull, eight Knot, six Greenshank, a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull, an Arctic Tern and the Slavonian Grebe.

Yellow-legged Gull - Lee Collins

Offshore a mixed feeding party of shearwaters included nine Balearic and five Manx with 130 Kittiwake and at least two Arctic Skua also present.

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