Thurlestone Bay

The first Whimbrel of the year flew in off the sea and went up the valley- joined by the 5 Black T Godwit.

A Water Pipit in partial s/pl also 12 Swallow. Raptors overhead were 8 Buzzard and a Merlin.In the copse 2 Willow Warbler and 1 Chiffchaff.

In the bay 7 Sandwich Tern, 3 Wheatear, 5 Turnstone.

Over T'stone Marsh this pm - 9 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin

At South Milton Ley a total of 50 Warblers on site ,mostly Chiffchaff and a few Willow warbler

Posted April 11th, 2013 at 6:00 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News