Saturday, 29 July 2017

29th July 2017

Weather: SW 3 vis 20mls

Young Meadow Pipits and Linnets are still much in evidence around the island, but the only visiting passerines noted were 2 Willow Warbler.
 Sandwich Terns were low in number with only 40 counted, also Cormorants with just 17 – 3 of them roosting on the Whaleback.
A juvenile Swallow had a brief recce around the inside of the obs.
Over 400 Dunlin were present, mainly at the edge of the tide south of Middle Eye, other waders present in small numbers were Curlew, Whimbrel, Redshank, Ringed Plover, Turnstone and a single Bar Tailed Godwit showing very red with the rising sun on it.
photos AS

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