Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Castlemartin & Skomer news

Monday - Marsh Harrier (not well marked), a female Merlin and a Lapwing at the Corse (Rob & Chris Lewis).

As already mentioned by Skomer Island, I had a great 3 days there from Saturday 9th to Tuesday 12th first thing, highlight was the Little Ringed Plover which was surprisingly the first island record for 5 years, the first ever in April, and only their 7th ever.  It was nice to create a mini Skomer twitch!  The fall of juicy migrants on Monday was exciting, at one point we had 2 male Ring Ouzels, a male Redstart and a male Pied Flycatcher more or less in the same bush!