Greater Sandplover Kazakhstan May 2017

03 May, 2016

With very little movement offshore and apart from the good numbers of Whitethroat in the area my first visit to the patch for over a week proved disappointing. A Redstart in the horse paddock was the highlight and my first Lesser Whitethroat of the spring at the camp site.

Redstart - 1
Lersser Whitethroat - 1
Whitethroat - 18
Willow Warbler - 5
Chiffchaff - 4
Blackcap - 11
Sedge Warbler - 3
Reed Warbler - 1
Swift - 2
Swallow - 12
Great-spotted Woodpecker - 1
Gannet - 13e  2w
Sandwich Tern - 6w
Common Tern - 1w


On the morning of sat 30th a Hobby and Cuckoo in the area.