Greater Sandplover Kazakhstan May 2017

30 April, 2015

Disappointing at Climping this morning, very little moving offshore apart from c50 Gannet following a pair of trawlers, 1 Red-throated Diver flew west and landed on the sea, 8w Sandwich Tern, 3w Whimbrel, 3w Dunlin and 7 Great-crested Grebe.


Red Kite
Great-crested Grebe

Late morning visit to Marsh Farm produced:
Red Kite - 1
Buzzard - 3
Mandarin Duck - 1
Tufted Duck - 5
Pochard - 5
Shelduck - 1
Great-crested Grebe - 2
Grey Heron - 1
Reed Warbler - 9
Sedge Warbler - 3
Cetti's Warbler - 2
Reed Bunting - 4
Yellowhammer - 2
Blackcap - 7
Whitethroat - 5
Chiffchaff - 3
Sand Martin - 2
Swallow - 10

Records for the Sat 25th 
Great Skua - 1e
Gannet - 15w 6e
Sandwich Tern - 6w 2e
Whimbrel 3w 2e
Fulmar - 1e 1w
Great-crested Grebe - 4 os
Sanderling - 5
Dunlin - 9
Common Sandpiper - 1
Swallow - 22n
Sand Martin - 4n