Archive for March 14th, 2010

14th March 2010, Sunday

Rye Harbour Sightings

Another lovely warm day, and lots of action at Ternery Pool included over 400 Black-headed Gull, at least 49 Mediterranean Gull and a Sandwich Tern, as well as 39 Golden Plover and 140 Lapwing. Also good numbers of birds on Flat Beach at high tide, uncluding 50+ Dunlin, 30+ Curlew, 17 Grey Plover, 10 Knot and two Black-tailed Godwit. In addition a solitary Raven overflew the Beach Reserve mid-morning, a Bittern was reported from Castle Water Hide and two Scaup and two Goldeneye were on Long Pit.

Mediterranean Gull at Ternery Pool