Tuesday 28 September 2021

Tuesday 28th September

Seawatching numbers from early morning are not available but a Grey Phalarope was reported, few birds passed as the weather cleared, but afternoon watches as the rain returned included 10 Balearic Shearwater, 396 Kittiwake, 200+ Gannet, 13 Arctic and two Pomarine Skua, 12 Sandwich and two Common Tern, five Common Scoter and a Mediterranean Gull.

Counts from the estuary included 248 Curlew, 236 Dunlin, 150 Teal, 59 Ringed and four Grey Plover, 42 Mute Swan, 40 Bar and a Black-tailed Godwit, 25 Turnstone, 19 Brent Geese, 14 Greenshank and two Sanderling. Migrants were limited in the poor weather with four Chiffchaff, two Blackcap and two Swallow.

Greenshank - Alan Keatley

No comments:

Post a Comment