Monday, 31 July 2017


 Willow Warbler
Several Willow Warblers, Common Whitethroats and 3 Black Redstarts of note around the bushes on The Point this morning.
Burrowes was disappointing with 5 Black-tailed Godwits, 14 Dunlin, 5+ Common Sandpipers and 4 Little-ringed Plovers.
The ARC was equally disappointing with 5 Dunlin and 5 Little-ringed Plovers of any note.

13.45-16.00 from the fishing boats joined by RW &  MH:
Gannet: 54 down   8 up
Cormorant: 9 around
Dunlin: 4 down
Sanderling: 10 down
Black-headed Gull: 5 around
Herring Gull: c25 around
Great Black-backed Gull: 9 around
Sandwich Tern: 66 down   11 up
Common Tern: 95 down
Sand Martin: 182 out
Harbour Porpoise: 6+
Grey Seal: 2
It can only get better!
Late afternoon on Denge Marsh 3 Great White Egrets, 4 Golden Plover, 3 Ruff, 4 Golden Plover and a Hobby were noted. At Galloways the usual disappointment.
2 Jersey Tigers were the pick of the catch last night

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