Thursday, 26 April 2012

Thurlestone Bay

Another day wherethe main highlights were the Skua's.

Between 9.30-12.3- 12 Arctic Skuas ( 7 dark & 5 light phased) - at 12.00 5 flew over the car park and proceeded to fly up the valley. A sinle Bonxie recorded.

6 Sandwich , 6 Arctic and 3 Common made up the Tern count. A single Manx Shearwater, 6 Fulmar 
5 Kittiwake. Waders -just 15 Whimbrel.

2 large male Wheatear at South Huish Marsh looked to be of the Greenland race.
On Thurlestone marsh -1 Swift, 15 swallow, 1 Sand  Martin, 14 Teal and the male Wigeon