Greater Sandplover Kazakhstan May 2017

27 September, 2011

Anticipating something good this morning on the golf course only to find an early society out at 0720 putting an end to my excitement. Still a good selection of species this morning with 1-2 Redstart, 2 Spotted Fly, 2 Whinchat, 30 Blackcap, 20 Chiffchaff, 1 Reed arbler, 1 Grey Wagtail, good numbers of finches moving east with several small group of Siskin, and  a few Redpoll.  1 Kingfisher flew from  the beach towards the mill path, 1 Tawny Owl calling from 1st wood, Peregrine over the north field, and  good numbers of House martin over the western end of the golf course.  Also today 2 Little Egret, 1 Med Gull west with several Sandwich Tern close inshore, and good numbers of Meadow Pipit in fields west of the mill path.