Kentish Plover at Rye Harbour

3rd May 2012, Thursday

The influx of waders this morning included a kentish plover which was present on the new saltmarsh adjacent to Lime Kiln Cottage late morning (last seen around 11.15), the first record of this species at Rye Harbour in over 10 years.

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The bird has been distant and the weather conditions haven’t been favourable for pictures, the above pic is best so far. The bird was still out from Lime Kiln and amongst 78 Ringed Plover¬†at 1.15pm.¬†Seen again 3.35pm.