Monday, 23 April 2012

Thurlestone Bay

Although viz poor at first the conditions and a brisk SE breeze provided a superb viz mig morning . Bay watched from 08.00-13.00 by Bob B & myself.  Tern movement was great . A total of 375 Common Tern through by11.00 included flocks of 100, 200 and 50. A Little tern at 11.40 was my first spring record here. Finally Sandwich Tern were 45.

2 Bonxie, 195 gannet, 13 Kittiwake, 27 Manx Shearwater, 31 Common Scoter, 1m Wigeon, 1 Red T Diver, 15 Whimbrel , 1 Bar Tailed Godwit ,1 sp Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1m Yellow Wagtail, 120 Swallow, 2 House martin 2 Sand Martin .