Archive for March 24th, 2010

24th March 2010, Wednesday

Rye Harbour Sightings

Masses of activity on Ternery Pool and the Quarry this morning, with over 700 Black-headed Gull, 200 Sandwich Tern and about 75 Mediterranean Gull flitting hither and thither. Also lots of birds on Flat Beach Level, including around 70 Knot, 30 Dunlin, 10 Brent Goose and smaller numbers of Turnstone and Redshank. Highlights at Castle Water included a Marsh Harrier, which flushed 110 Snipe, Black-tailed Godwit and a few singing Chiffchaff and Cettis Warblers.

Turnstone at the river mouth this morning
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