Saturday, 23 August 2014

23rd August 2014

Weather:- WNW force 5, some rain
A few seabirds were sighted in the strongish wind, a Gannet, a Kittiwake, an Arctic Skua and 92 Common Scoter. Two Wheatears arrived, one of which was an adult male Greenland bird which became the first Wheatear to be ringed this autumn.On the shore were noted 4 Little Egrets and a Whimbrel.
Ringed :- 1 Greenland Wheatear, 1 Robin      [ 640-34 ]
(JE+(HVJ),SRR,CJW & family, DCT,PT,NDW) Photo JE

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