Tuesday, 24 July 2018

24th July 2018

Weather:    NW2 vis 10 miles
Over a hundred Swallows appeared on the island when it started to drizzle, with up to 70 resting on the gutters with a single Sand Martin noticed amongst them.
The wet weather also brought down 46 House Martins that were feeding and settling on the west cliffs.
Three Shelduck flew out of the estuary and the Eider is still [present. Six little WEgrets and 2 Grey Herons were about the islands and 26 Gannets off the north end.
Over 500 Knot were on the sand west of Middle. Curlew numbered 92 and Whimbrel 9.
Ringed: 1 Sedge Warbler     [ 430-29 ]
photos AS

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