Sunday, 29 July 2012

Thurlestone Bay

Late news from Sat - 3 Green Sandpiper early am . Swallow roost reached 1000 birds at 21.15- still well below last year ( 5000).

A walk round the Bay this morning - Waders on the beaches - 8 Sanderling, 5 Ringed Plover, 5 Whimbrel,

Offshore 20 + Gannet and a feeding party of in excess of 100 Manx Shearwater. Only 1 juv amonst 40 Black Headed Gulls