Sunday 14 May 2023

Sunday 14th May

A foggy start to the day limited visibility offshore but the three Eider remained off Warren Point with three Great Crested Grebe also close inshore. Single Spotted Flycatcher and Sedge Warbler arrived overnight and as the day warmed up 47 Swallow, five House and a Sand Martin flew through.

Linnet - Martin Overy

In the estuary two Little Ringed Plover flew north late morning with counts including 31 Sanderling, 27 Curlew, 14 Turnstone, 13 Dunlin, including the arctica bird, nine Whimbrel, four Ringed Plover, two Bar-tailed Godwit and the Dark-bellied Brent Goose.

Sanderling - Lee Collins

Wildlife News: Ten species of butterfly again on the wing the pick of which were single Brimstone, Wall and only the second Green-veined White of the year. A Broad-bodied Chaser was in Greenland Lake. 

Sand Lizard - Lee Collins

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