Start Point, Beesands Ley, Slapton Ley

Start Point first thing quiet, 2 Whimbrels north off point. At Beesands Ley Ring-necked Duck still present also a Cattle Egret. At Slapton Ley Red-necked Grebe still distant in Ireland Bay. Whimbrel and 6 Sandwich Terns offshore. Further to Alan's post below, early afternoon there was a sudden arrival of c300 Swallows, c100 House Martins and 50 Swifts probably avoiding hail and thunder a few miles away.

Posted April 30th at 7:36 pm by Perry Sanders in Bird News