Sunday 21 August 2022

Sunday 21st August

Seawatching early morning saw three Balearic Shearwater and two Pomarine Skua south along with 49 Kittiwake and 13 Common Scoter. During quiet spells distractions were provided by a Common Sandpiper along the sea wall, a Kingfisher on the groynes and a Peregrine on Langstone Rock. 

Counts from the estuary included 386 Curlew, 307 Redshank, 56 Sandwich and 55 Common Tern, 26 Ringed Plover, 16 Sanderling, 12 Bar and eight Black-tailed Godwit, 12 Whimbrel, eight Greenshank, three Mediterranean Gull, a Turnstone and a summer plumaged Knot.

Swallow - Martin Overy

Around the bushes fewer migrants with a single Wheatear, three Whitethroat, two Willow and a Sedge Warbler, with 11 Cirl Bunting also present. Overhead 32 Swallow and Sand Martin.

Wildlife News: At least 25 Rush Veneer were flushed across the site along with three Painted Lady.

No comments:

Post a Comment