Thurlestone Bay

Great start to the new month with 2 ad Roseate Tern in the Bay from 08.45- 11.45. Spent some time resting on the rocks which enabled good views to be obtained. This is only our 3rd record in the last 9 years. Both birds had metal rings on both legs which according to Bob B is unusual - need to try and acertain whether this could be normal practice for the ringers  near Roscoff as their arrival coincides with an influx of Balearic S'waters

Also this am - 1 Sandwich Tern, 17 Manx and 1 Balearic S'waters, 6 Common Scoter, 2ad 2 2nd s Med Gull

Waders on the beach/ rocks - 4 Turnstone, singles of Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Sanderling .

This aft. on T'stone Marsh 3 ad & 2 2nd s Med Gull

Posted August 1st, 2013 at 6:17 pm by Mike Passman in General Birding