Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Axe Estuary

Following reports from Steve of a fair few migrants at Beer Head I had a late morning look at the marshes. Totals were 23 Wheatears, 5 Whinchats and a Redstart, plus a Greenshank, 2 Common Sands and 5 Bar-tailed Godwits. I also caught the tail end of what had clearly been a big movement of hirundines and Swifts, which all magically evaporated as the sky went blue...