Saturday 20 August 2022

Saturday 20th August

Seawatching early morning saw 86 critically endangered Balearic Shearwater and three Storm Petrel south, the latter the first since Oct 2020, with 150 Gannet, 17 Kittiwake, eight Common Scoter, two Common Tern and a Fulmar

There was also movement in the bushes with a Spotted Flycatcher at the Main Pond, seven Willow, two Sedge and singe Reed and Garden Warbler were on site with five Whitethroat and a Wheatear

Counts from the estuary included 875 Oystercatcher, 387 Curlew, 262 Redshank, 85 Sandwich Tern, 44 Mute Swan, 24 Whimbrel, 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, nine Mediterranean Gull, eight Greenshank and seven Sanderling.

Wildlife News: Single Clouded Yellow and Painted Lady were reported.

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