Thursday 29 July 2021

Thursday 29th July

Two Roseate Tern were present on the morning tide with 68 Sandwich and a Common Tern, also in the estuary 66 Dunlin, four Sanderling, three Mediterranean Gull, two Ringed and two Grey Plover with a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull on Finger Point. Elsewhere a Teal was on the Main Pond, with single  Wheatear and Willow Warbler further signs of autumn. 

An evening seawatch ahead of Storm Evert saw just 14 Gannet, 10 Kittiwake, eight Sandwich and two Common Tern, two Whimbrel and a Mediterranean Gull.

Wildlife News: The next brood of Peacock have emerged with several fresh individuals on the wing. The first Dasysyrphus albostriatus of the year was recorded.

Peacock - Alan Keatley

Dasysyrphus albostriatus - Alan Keatley

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