Sunday, 20 May 2012

Instow Cricket Ground and Foreshore

06:45 - 08:00

1 1st summer Med Gull on the pitch. Ringed with green project ring on left tarsus and metal i/d ring on right tibia. Probably a French or Belgium ringed bird. Scared off by dog.

16 Whimbrel; 12 Bar-tailed Godwit; 16 Dunlin and 3 Ringed Plover on the foreshore between pitch and fuel jetty.

6 Common Tern on the yellow nav buoy offshore.

1 Stoat running about in the lane btwn cricket ground and Instow Barton Marsh. Fascinating animals to watch.

08:00 dogs and walkers arrived and everything changed.