Tuesday 4 June 2024

Tuesday 4th June

 Greenland-race Wheatear (leucorhoa) in The Bight showcased continuing long range migration alongside 93 Sanderling46 Dunlin and 22 Ringed Plover. Also in the estuary the six Eider on Finger Point and counts of 18 Curlew10 Whimbrel and two Bar-tailed Godwit.

Offshore a foraging flock of 41 Black-headed and a 2cy Mediterranean Gull25 Common Scoter, two Great Crested Grebe and a Sandwich Tern. Seven Great Northern Diver were also present with an eighth  flying S high out of estuary and four more close in to Dawlish seafront, outside the Recording Area.

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