Archive for April 23rd, 2005

23rd April 2005, Saturday

Today’s sightings

Highlights were: Slavonian grebe in summer plumage, fulmar, long-tailed duck, red-breasted merganser, knot, little ringed plover, Mediterranean gull, common tern, cuckoo, yellow wagtail and wheatear.

23rd April 2005, Saturday

Dawn on the Beach Reserve

Good numbers of Gulls and Terns at Ternery Pool early this morning:
3000 + Black Headed Gull
600 Sandwich Tern
42 Common Tern
The Whimbrel roost on Flat Beach has started to pick up now,
61 Whimbrel and 4 Bar Tailed Godwit were counted leaving this morning. At least 30 Whimbrel were later seen feeding in fields at Castle Water.

Sam