Sunday, 11 September 2011

Skern at high tide

A 5.8m tide this evening brought a good variety of birds to and around the saltmarsh.Terns have been scarce here this Autumn, but today's totals were
6+ Arctic
3 Little
2 Sandwich
41 Common
Among the waders were
4 Bar-tailed Godwit
3 Curlew Sandpiper
1 Turnstone
1 Whimbrel
1 Sanderling
Also
1 Y
Yellow Wagtail
1 Peregrine
1 Sparrowhawk
the latter two causing a bit of chaos.