Monday, 4 August 2014

4th August 2014

Weather;- WSW force 3 , then NNW force 3
Waders featuring today were 350 Sanderling ( including 150 flying south), a total of 8,000 Dunlin around the estuary, 85 Knot, 5 Whimbrel, 60 Redshank and amongst the 80 Turnstones was a bird that Hilbre observatory colour ringed in the winter of 2008/2009 and is back to spend the winter once again. A Willow Warbler and a Whitethroat were in the paddocks. Two Little Egrets were on the shore.
(BSB,DB,CJW & family)

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