Plym Estuary & Saltram

Several more migrants new in today: a juv Black-tailed Godwit which dropped on to Blaxton Meadow just after the high tide & 2 Sandwich Terns (ad & juv). Otherwise, at least 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshanks, 2 Mediterranean Gulls (ad-w), Shag, 8+ Swifts, Sparrowhawk, 2+ Whitethroats, 3 Stonechats, Green-veined White, c30 Common Blues & a Roe Deer.  

Just received a return on adult Black-headed Gull "2J21" (black letters on yellow ring) seen on Blaxton Meadow on 9/8/21: ringed Pitsea, Essex, March 2017, seen Crayford, Kent, Feb 2018 & Weymouth, Dorset Feb 2021. 

Black-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit

Posted August 14th, 2021 at 3:06 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News