On the high tide at Wembury Point this morning still a good range of Waders present - 54 Oystercatcher, 15 Turnstone, 9 Ringed Plover, 6 Curlew, 4 Grey Plover, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot and 2 Dunlin.

Kingfisher, Wheatear and 5 Little Egret also out on the rocks.

Gulls still feeding on the rotting seaweed along the beach - Herring, Black-headed and Great Black-backed with a juvenile Lesser Black-backed, 7 Mediterranean (1 juvenile) and another juvenile/1st Winter Yellow-legged Gull.

Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Great Spotted Woodpecker (in pine trees at The Point), Stonechats, Cirl Buntings and a few Meadow Pipit also seen. 

Yellow-legged Gull
Yellow-legged Gull

Posted September 22nd, 2020 at 4:05 pm by Stuart Green in Bird News