Wednesday, 29 April 2009

28th April

A much busier day with the highlights being a goosander on Bewan Loch and a wryneck at Seaside. Wheatears totalled 113, 3 grey heron were at the north end , 2 white wagtail along the west side and 2 carrion crow flew north. Warblers consisted 5 willow warbler, 2 blackcap, 7 chiffchaff and a goldcrest was in Holland. 4 whimbrel were noted, 5 long-tailed ducks were in Linklet Bay and finches seen included a chaffinch, brambling and 4 siskin. Other sightings included 2 fieldfare, and reasonable counts of 34 sandwich terns, 186 purple sandpiper and 424 turnstone.

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