Saturday 3 March 2018


A brief morning visit produced four Shovelers, three Red-throated Divers, eight Red-breasted Mergansers and nine Great Crested Grebes at sea. Two Curlews headed east and a count of waders on the rising tide revealed a Redshank, 29 Oystercatchers, 23 Grey Plovers, 50 Dunlin, three Sanderlings, 15 Turnstones and three Ringed Plovers. A Snipe flew from the rough field and an adult Mediterranean Gull was feeding along the shore. Passerines included two Stonechats, eight Meadow Pipits and four Skylarks.