Saturday, 25 April 2015

Strumble to Fishguard this morning

There was a good passage of hirundines this morning, along the coast between Strumble and Pen Anglas. In the course of about three hours several hundred swallows and smaller numbers of sand martins were noted heading west - presumably bound for Ireland.

Other recently arrived migrants included sedge warblers in song in a few places and two lesser whitethroats in full song in willow scrub near Penrhyn.

A small colony of fulmars was in residence at their usual location but choughs were notably absent along this stretch of coast today.