Six black terns flew through around midday, with one lingering over the ARC pit into the afternoon. At least four hobbies were present along with peregrine and marsh harrier. A red kite was seen from the Visitor Centre on 23rd.
Archive for May 24th, 2008
A dawn visit to the viewpoint at Castle water found, 20 Little Egret leaving the roost, 2 Hobby hawking insects over the reeds, a Barn Owl gave fantastic views in flight over the viewpoint and a Marsh Harrier was hunting along the nearby ditches. Bearded Tit, Water Rail, and Cettis warbler were heard, Turtle Dove and Lesser Whitethroat gave good views. On the Beach Reserve 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Little Ringed Plover and 22 Avocet were the pick of the bunch from the new pools behind Ternery pool.