Sunday 4 July 2021

Sunday 4th July

A rewarding early autumn day with three Roseate Tern briefly over the evening tide the highlight, an overdue first for the year. There were in the Bight with two Little and 39 Sandwich Tern, the latter included a Dutch ringed bird 5SN, and returning birds KJB and KDB.

Three Roseate and a Little Tern amongst Sandwich Tern - David Flack 

Also in the estuary two Little Ringed Plover, 18 Mediterranean Gull, 233 Curlew, 38 Redshank, six Dunlin, four Grey and a Ringed Plover, two Whimbrel, two Bar-tailed Godwit and a Common Sandpiper

Elsewhere a Treecreeper was in Dead Dolphin Wood, two broods of two Reed Warbler had fledged at the Main Pond and offshore 13 Gannet, 12 Kittiwake, four Common Scoter and single Arctic Skua, Great Northern and Red-throated Diver.

Roseate Tern - David Flack

Wildlife News: A Blue Jellyfish Cyanea lamarckii was in the estuary.

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