Counts from the estuary included 374 Oystercatcher, 200 Dunlin, 196 Curlew, 146 Dark and a Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 81 Knot, 73 Bar-tailed Godwit, 63 Common Gull, 52 Grey Plover, 25 Turnstone and three Greenshank. Elsewhere four Chiffchaff were on site and 42 Common Scoter were offshore with six Red-throated and two Great Northern Diver.
Teal - Alan Keatley
Ringed Plover - Dave Jewell
Wildlife News: An early Plain-faced DroneflyEristalis arbustorum was the pick of the few insects on the wing.