Thurlestone Bay

A day of contrasting weather- morning 100% cloud and fog, afternoon sunshine and clear horizon .

Big concentration of Hirundines in the morning  380+ Swallow, 10 House Martin, 15 Sand Martin , 1 Swift, On South Huish Marsh a max of 6 Yellow Wagtail  2 White Wagtail, 12 Dunlin, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Teal, 2 Shoveler.

Offshore -am 10 Sandwich Tern, 1 Ringed Plover with 4 dunlin -east, 9 Whimbrel , this afternoon , 2 Black T Diver, 1 Great N Diver, 8 Common Scoter -all on the sea

On the beaches 17 Whimbrel, 1 Bar T Godwit and our first Common Sandpiper of the year

Posted April 25th, 2013 at 6:19 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News