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Saturday, 10 September 2016

Saturday 10th September 2016


Slightly stronger south westerly winds today and an even quieter day than yesterday with very few migrants around.

Notable new arrivals and regulars came in the form of 36 Swallow, 8 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Meadow Pipit (above).

Sea watching was pretty good with totals of 39 Teal, 25 Common Tern, 22 Golden Plover, 21 Sandwich Tern, 20 Dunlin, 12 Grey Plover, 10 Oystercatcher, 2 Wigeon, 2 Curlew, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Shelduck and 1 Gannet.

Ringing: Very poor totals at the moment with 1 Robin and 1 Lesser Whitethroat ringed all morning.