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Thursday, 4 May 2017

Thursday 4th May 2017


This Turnstone was roosting on the sea defences at the point during high tide this morning, although not a UK breeding species Turnstone can be seen throughout the year. Migrants seen on the reserve this morning, 7 Wheatear, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler and 1 male Redstart. Over the sea was busy with feeding Gulls during early morning, seen on passage going North 31 Common Tern, 3 Fulmar, 2 Med Gull, 2 Avocet, 2 Swallow and going South 3 Whimbrel.

4 birds ringed: 1 Blackbird, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Redstart