Sunday, 21 August 2016

With gales blowing most of my birding this weekend was done from the shelter of the fishing boats.
Numbers over the weekend were:
Teal: 4W
Common Scoter: 16W    3E
Fulmar: 15W
Blue Fulmar: 1W
Balearic Shearwater: 23W     8E
Gannet: c150
Osprey: 1S
Dunlin: 25W
Turnstone: 2 around
Black-tailed Godwit: 8W
Great Skua: 1W
Arctic Skua: 4-6 around
Kittiwake: 6W
Black Tern: c15W
Little Tern: 6+W
Commic Tern: 200+W
Sandwich Tern: 200+W
Swift: 14S
Sand Martin: 26S
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Passerines were virtually non existent in the gales, while the islands on the reserve held a few each of Ruff, Common Sandpipers, Little Ringed Plovers, Ringed Plovers, Redshank, Dunlin, a Little Stint also at leat 4 Great white Egrets around the reserve.  

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