Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Thurlestone Bay

Another fruitful day with a brisk easerly wind.

On Thulestone marsh - Goldeneye & 6 Gadwall still present, a F Shoveler and 2 F Pintail ,20 Wigeon were new arrivals.

Movement through the Bay, watched from 9.00- 16.30 Bob B and I -

2 Great N Diver, 4 F Red B Merganser, 210 Wigeon flew up the valley, 27 Teal , 7 Gadwall , 8 Dunlin, 14 Turnstone Ad Med Gull.

Just to prove summer visitors are still around - a Swallow and a Sandwich Tern at 12.30.

Raptor picked up coming in off the sea turned out to be a 1cy Marsh Harrier- 3rd different bird this month .

Bob had 3 Chiffchaff at South Milton Ley.

SE winds are forecast for Wed- most of the action took place between 11.oo & 13.00