Tuesday, 16 August 2016

It's Ruff out there

Marloes Mere: A Ruff beside the Barb wire gate this evening. 14 Snipe flying around. Single Curlew. A few Willow warblers calling. 100+ Swallows. 10 Starling.
Gann: Met Derek. A pair Ruff, 3 Greenshank. 3 Redshank. A Knot. 30 Ringed plover, 10 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel. Common sandpiper. Little grebe. Adult Med. 50 BH gulls majority juveniles. A Wheatear. 2 Yellow wagtails among c 50 Pieds feeding on algae mats on the edge of the grassy spit before going to roost in the reedbed behind Crabhall.