Slapton Ley / Sands

On the beach minimum 18 Mediterranean Gulls, 13 Sandwich Terns and great to see 47 Kittiwakes including juveniles. Most I have seen on the beach for a few years. Only waders 2 Ringed Plovers. Elsewhere minimum 28 Great Crested Grebes, 131 Coots, 2 Pochards, Wigeon, Kingfisher, c50 Sand Martins ( Torcross ) and a couple Yellow Wagtails. Several Silver Y's and Painted Lady's. Just 2 Clouded Yellows but one was an 'helice' form.

Posted August 30th, 2019 at 2:55 pm by Perry Sanders in Bird News