Tuesday, 31 August 2010

31st August


Amongst the collection of ducks on ancum were 211 Wigeon and 18 Pintail. Wader numbers were reasonable with 650 Golden Plover, 72 Sanderling, one Ruff, 127 Snipe, 39 Black-tailed Godwit and a Common Sandpiper. The American Golden Plover was faithfull to its chosen field for the day while passerine wise there were 150 Meadow Pipit and an island record count of 92 Lapland Bunting.