Tuesday, 1 August 2017

1st August 2017

Weather: SSE force 2
 Three Willow Warblers and a Whitethroat were on the island this morning.

Two Little Terns were among the 300 Sandwich and 50 Common Terns.

Good wader numbers included 12 Whimbrel, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 91 Curlew, 150 Sanderling, 600 Dunlin, and 22 Ringed Plovers.

Nineteen Turnstones are now present, one of them is a bird which was colour ringed at Hilbre in the 2007/2008 winter.

A flock of about 20 LInnets were found roosting at dawn in the SK trap, some of which were subsequently ringed.
Ringed: 9 Linnets, 2 Willow Warblers.        [ 419-32 ]

Photos  AEH

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