Monday, 4 July 2011

Thurlestone Marsh

Sunday Eve- Roost at 21.30 bulit up to a max this year of 850+ Swallow

Today the big movement was Sand Martin - at 12.00 100+ over S Milton Ley , another 80+ over Tstn Marsh at 13.30 with at least another 25 thru in the afternoon atotal of 205 far outnumbering Swallow

Surprise of the day was a single sp Bar T Godwit came in off the sea at 10. 30 only 30 feet above me- still came in on the same flight path as the big flocks in May. Only other bird of note were 2 Sandwich Tern which flew east