Monday, 19 August 2013

Watching the Sea!

 First stop this morning Dengemarsh Gully with MH where there was 7 Willow Warblers, 6 Common Whitethroats, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Wheatears, 4 Yellow Wagtails and a Hobby of note.
At Dengemarsh the Great White Egret, still a few Terns left on the rafts, a juvenile Green Woodpecker, a Bittern Flew over and 7 Clouded Yellows.
On Burrowes a Little Gull, 1 Black-tailed Godwit the 2 Egyptian Geese among the usual wildfowl.
By the entrance track another Hobby and a Marsh Harrier.
In 2 visits to the ARC 3 Black-necked Grebes, 2 Ruff, 50+Golden Plover with c150 Lapwing, 2 Green Sandpipers, 6 Common Sandpipers, 2 Greenshanks, 2 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 6 Ringed Plovers and Garganey, with the usual Marsh Harriers and Sparrowhawks spooking everything occasionally.
Part of a flock of 11 past the fishing boats
45 minutes at the fishing boats this afternoon was unproductive, with only a flock of 11 Shelduck  west and the usual 1st summer Little Gull. 

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