Clennon Valley & Broadsands

Clennon Valley: 8 Chiffchaff, 1 eastern type Chiffchaff (perhaps tristis!) not calling. 7 Goldcrest, 4 Water Rail, 1 Brambling, 2 Siskin.

Broadsands: checked the gull roost this evening after looking over the marsh: 3 Cirl Buntings on seed in 2nd car park, in marsh area; 1 Water Rail, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest and 3 Firecrest along road heading west from the carpark entrance where the extensive marsh starts. On the sea, 4 Black-necked Grebes, 1 Slavonian Grebe (off Saltern Cove), 5 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Great Northern Divers, 41 Common Scoter and 1 ad w Mediterranean Gull with 1500+ Blackheaded Gulls and 40+ Common Gulls.

Must have just missed Jake!

Posted November 17th, 2012 at 5:04 pm by Mike Langman in Bird News