Saturday, 7 June 2014

7th June 2014

Weather:  SW 5, 8/8 cloud, rain
A Curlew called and there was a Little Egret on the rocks south of Middle Eye as the sole observer ventured out today in unpromising and slightly daunting looking weather.

There was lots of breeding activity on the Middle early morning with Meadow Pipits and Linnets.

However, by 8am the skies had darkened and the rain started, there was a torrential downpour for about 45 minutes including impressive thunder and lightning but this appeared to down very little in the way of birds.

Two Grey Herons and the local Herring Gulls seemed unperturbed by the rain and later two Swifts passed over but very little else was noted today and the observer retreated to the mainland rather sodden.


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