Rye Harbour

9th April 2011, Saturday

Highlights this morning have incuded 4 Common Tern at Ternery pool and along the shore, Sandwich Tern and Mediteranean Gulls were also present in good numbers. Harbour Farm pools attracted 15 Avocet, Black and Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel and a Green Sandpiper. On Flat Beach 60 Golden Plover were roosting and two Wheatear showed well perched along the fence. At Castle Water a Whitethroat was in the bramble scrub near the veiwpoint, Reed, Sedge and Cetti’s Warbler were in song in the nearby reeds, a Bittern is also still present.

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Common Tern