Little Bee-Eater Cameroon Apr 2018

27 April, 2014

Disappointing sea watch this morning with just 2e Great Skua, 1e Fulmar, 1w Bar-tailed Godwit, 4e Common Scoter, 5w 2e Gannet, 10e 1w Sandwich Tern,  and 1e 1w Whimbrel.

Afternoon visit to Marsh Farm produced a female Cuckoo, 2 Sand Martin, 30 Swallow, 20 Lapwing, 3 Reed Bunting, 4 Tufted Duck singles of Yellow Wagtail, Shelduck, Gadwall, Great-crested Grebe, and good numbers of Reed & Sedge Warbler, Blackcap and Whitethroat.

Great-crested Grebe

Glossy Ibis still present at Lidsey.

Glossy Ibis Lidsey

Yesterday 26-04-2014
Artic Skua - 1e 
Great Skua - 2e 1w
Diver spa - 5e
Gannet - 9w 7e
Fulmar - 2e 2w
Commic Tern - 12e
Sandwich Tern - 14e
Common Scoter - 6e
Brent Geese - 43e 1w
Whimbrel - 30e 1w
Bar-tailed Godwit - 4e 1 in field
Med Gull  - 2
Yellow Wagtail - 2
Redstart - 1 Male in paddock
Grey Partridge - 2

Out in the rain on Friday 25/04 produced  a reeling Grasshopper Warbler reeling from scrub at the back of the hotel grounds, what a nice surprise,  also 1 Whimbrel in the horse paddock and seemed to have an injured leg, 3e Sandwich Tern, 3w Swallow and a Great-crested Grebe on the sea.

Whimbrel Horse Paddock