Thursday, 18 April 2013

Alpine Swift Again

In a strong SW wind this morning a reasonable sea watch but by 09.45 passage had finished. Of note 54 Great Skuas, 10+ Arctic Skuas, 35+ Mediterranean Gulls and a Little Gull. By the car park 6+ Wheatears.
 A few minutes after leaving the beach news came through that yesterdays Alpine Swift had been relocated at Lade by PT of Plovers Blog. A few minutes we were watching it over the caravan park with a Common Swift and a few hirundines. It showed well all day as it moved at great speed in the near gale force wind over the site. Also a Serin was seen in the caravan Park per PT.
This will be my last post for at least a week as I am moving house on to the marsh tomorrow and BT say it will take this long to install the internet.


  1. Great shots of the Alpine swift Martin. At long last the move is on lets hope it all goes smoothly and I look forward to reading the updates again once BT have done their work.

  2. Wonderful shots of the Alpine Swift. Will miss so much your posts but wish you well for the move. Will look forward to you being back again.