Thursday, 5 July 2012

Thurlestone Bay

News from yesterday - on the beach/rocks - 2 Sanderling  & 2 Turnstone.

This morning ideal conditions for a seawatch  F3/4 SE and good viz - Warren Pt from 09.15- 12.15 & 16.00-17.00 Totals were

Gannet -385 ( mostly east ) Manx S'water- 125 E , Balearic S'water - 2 E. Common Scoter 5E and 40 W ( largest flock for some months.). Med Gull - 1 1st s  E . 1 s/pl Dunlin on the beach.

On Thurlestone Marsh this morning 1 s/pl Black Tailed Godwit and a male Teal

At S M Ley  Bob B had a Water Rail, 2 juv Whitethroat and 2 ad Reed Warbler with 3 juv.

The last juv Spotted Flycatcher did not last the night