Archive for March 18th, 2011

18th March 2011, Friday

Rye Harbour

Highlights at first light from the Beach Reserve have included a Spoonbill at Ternery Pool and then the Quarry, 66 Knot and 12 Grey Plover along the shore, at least 90 Sandwich Terns were split between the shore and Ternery Pool. Harbour Farm pools attracted 18 Avocet. A tad later at Castle Water two Firecrest were amongst the bramble scrub at the viewpoint and another showed well at the hide. In the fields at the northern end of the main pit at least 40 Mediterranean Gull were feeding amongst large numbers of Black-headed gulls. Other highlights included 2 Marsh Harrier, Water Rail, Bearded Tit and several calling Cetti’s Warbler.