Thursday 26 August 2021

Thursday 26th August

The first Spotted Flycatcher of the autumn was the pick of the migrants with six Wheatear and a Whitethroat also present. Also on site 50+ Goldfinch and a high count of seven Collared Dove.

Spotted Flycatcher - Lee Collins

Elsewhere seawatching saw 17 Balearic Shearwater heading east early morning, a very approachable Kestrel was on the Golf Course and counts from the estuary included 520 Oystercatcher, 259 Dunlin, 181 Ringed Plover, 90 Sandwich and 16 Common Tern, 27 Sanderling, seven Greenshank, five Knot and six Black and two Bar-tailed Godwit

Kestrel - Dave Jewell

Spotted Flycatcher - Dave Jewell

Wildlife News: Three Painted Lady were on site.

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