Monday, 28 November 2016

Newport Mon

3 M Goosanders upstream. With the gulls Common Gull Green JJ58. This bird was ringed as a breeding adult in June 2014 at Bergen, W Norway. It was seen in the same place in the summer of 15 & 16, though not anywhere else until Newport today.
Otherwise a smattering of Redshanks, Ringed Plovers & Dunlin, rather few Oystercatchers & Curlews, 3 Snipe on the S wall upstream, 35 Teal, c6 Little Grebes & single Little Egret, Greenshank & Moorhen.