Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Thurlestone Bay

First WHEATEAR a male in the field behind the cafe at 16.30.

Main interest this morning was an increase in Waders - on the beaches 7 SANDERLING, 5 DUNLIN, 3 RINGED PLOVER,. 3 REDSHANK 1 CURLEW and 1 BLACK TAILED GODWIT all flew over the Bay and up the valley. earlier a single REDSHANK feeding on Thurlestone Marsh .

A total of 5 SHELDUCK seen , 2 GADWALL on the sea .

The female BLACK REDSTART still on the rocks.

A COMMON DOLPHIN in the Bay ( first live one this year )