Sunday, 28 August 2011

Prawle yesterday (27/8)



Seawatch, (John Lambert, Tony Marchese, Frank Scampton) turned up a Great Skua and 2 Balearic Shearwaters.


Star bird was a Red Kite that flew north at 10.15. Waders today included 3 Black-tailed Godwits flying east, 2 Whimbrel, Curlew, 5 Ringed Plover, Sanderling, Dunlin and Common Sandpiper.


Totals of other migrants included 18 Wheatear, Whinchat, 2 Grey Wagtails (west), 35 yellow Wagtails, Tree Pipit, 18 Spotted Flycatchers, 2 Grasshopper Warblers, 6 Sedge Warblers, 15 Blackcaps, 75 Whitethroats, 5 Willow Warblers and 24 Chiffchaffs.