Sunday, 3 August 2014

1st - 3rd August

Returning adult waders continue to trickle in whilst the first migrants appear, including Black Redstart and a couple of Sedge Warblers, the latest trapped at the Bird Obsevatory The Pacific Golden Plover remains and seawatching has started brilliantly with the first Sooty Shearwater and 87 Manx Shearwaters on 2nd followed today by a record breaking 291 Manx Shearwaters in just two hours before fog halted proceedings. Also seen were 4 Sooty Shearwaters, 426 Fulmars and 437 Puffins. Later in the afternoon 4 Greenshanks were seen flying over Ancum.
Adult Purple Sandpipers

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