African Skimmer Cameroon Apr 2018

01 December, 2009

Nice sunny winters day that produced some good birds on the patch. Firstly a Short-eared Owl flying  east over bread lane at 1110,  1 Kingfisher, 2 Firecrest , 1 Stonechat and a Tree Creeper at Atherington.  Offshore a total of 70+ Brent Geese, 42w Wigeon, 3w Shoveler, and 50 Sanderling on Elmer rocks. A Peregrine seen flying back towards its roost at 1420.

Also of note a Great Northern Diver seen flying close inshore at Climping Beach.