Sunday 27 April 2014

27th April 2014

Weather :- ESE force 3
Another quiet morning, best of the day were 4 Yellow wagtails down on the island and another single overhead, a Grey Wagtail was noted, a bird more usual in autumn. Ten Willow Warblers were also down with 5 Greenland Wheatears and a Whitethroat, and passing through were 10 Swallows, 2 House Martins and a Sand Martins and 3 Goldfinches. Sixteen Whimbrel was the count today and over 500 Dunlin were on the shore.
Ringed :- 4 Willow Warblers, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear.       [ 434-27 ]

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