Thurlestone Bay

Having missed out on the spectacular seawatching reports over the weekend  certainly did not expect to find anything in todays calm conditions. At 09.15 Graham Daw picked up a large Shearwater sat on the sea c700 yds off  the car park . We watched it until 09.45 when it flew off east - a Cory's Shearwater.

Also 21 Manx and 1 Balearic S'water, 10 Common Scoter, 2 Med Gull, . Waders - 2 Sanderling, 8 Ringed Plover, 5 Common Sandpiper .a Curlew flew over T'stone Marsh . A juv Yellow Wagtail on South H Marsh

Evidence of Warbler passage this morning - On the patch - 20 + Willow ., 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Garden, 8 Sedge, 8 Reed, 1 Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat

Posted August 6th, 2013 at 7:04 pm by Mike Passman in General Birding