LBO Home Page

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Saturday 5th August 2017


Brief showers to start a much calmer day at Landguard, noted on the reserve during the morning 12 Willow Warbler, 2 Wheatear, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Sedge Warbler & 1 Sparrowhawk, passage going South offshore, 37 Sand Martin, 20 Swallow plus 20 West, 20 Oystercatcher, 8 Curlew, 5 Common Tern plus 3 Feeding on the point, 1 Common Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 1 House Martin & 1 Whimbrel.


Two-spotted Wainscot is a reed bed species that only visits us occasionally.

14 birds ringed: Willow Warbler 7, Goldfinch 3, Blackbird 2, House Sparrow 1, Whitethroat 1