Greater Sandplover Kazakhstan May 2017

21 October, 2014

Sea watch from Climping cap park this morning in a NW wind produced 7w Gannet, 2w Grey Plover, 1w Razorbill, 4e Common Scoter, 26w Brent Geese, 12w Sanderling, 5e Med Gull, and 6 Ringed Plover on the beach. The highlight of the day was a Merlin flying west over Atherington pools. 2 Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff, and a couple of Goldcrest were the only other birds seen in blustery conditions.



Herring Gulls above

Black-headed Gull
Very quiet yesterday in the patch a cloudy start with bright intervals and a hint of a westerly breeze. Small numbers of Swallow over the dunes and several of both Pied Wagtail and Meadow Pipit.

Chiffchaff - 9
Still plenty of Stonechat in the area
Kestrel
Goldcrest - 6
Siskin - 3
Wheatear - 1
Jay - 3
Reed Bunting - 6
Stonechat - 12
Skylark - 30
Grey Heron - 1
Little Egret - 1
Brent Goose - 1w
Sparrowhawk - 2
Buzzard - 1
Green Woodpecker - 4
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 2
Mediterranean Gull - 1