Saturday, 31 December 2016


Quick look this morning: 10 Redshank, 9 Ringed plover,  8 Turnstone, 8 Grey plover, 4 Bar-tailed godwit, 4 Snipe. 40 Wigeon, 5 Shelduck, 3 Goldeneye. Little grebes up to 10. 2 adult Med gulls and a ringed adult Lesser black-backed gull 'EU' black on white left leg, Skomer bird?
Dale airfield by comparison was virtually deserted. A few Chaffinch, Meadow pipit and Skylark in the first stubble field by the gate. A female Kestrel at West Dale. And a solitary snipe!