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Thursday, 20 April 2017

Thursday 20th April 2017

This male Wheatear towards the point was one of 12 Wheatear seen during the morning. Other migrants noted on the reserve include 4 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Willow Warbler.
12 Sanderling were on the beach and passing along the shoreline 7 Swallow going South. Movement over the sea going South were 16 Common Gull, 10 Black-headed Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Fulmar and 1 Little Egret. A Curlew came in West off the sea and 2 Shelduck going North.

4 birds ringed: 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler