Thursday, 20 August 2020

Thursday 20th August

The Hen Harrier was again over fields at Long Nab this morning, a Ruff flew in from the sea and continued west, and a juvenile Marsh Harrier flew south. At South Cliff 101Swifts, 2 Whimbrel, a Ringed Plover, 6 Flava Wagtails and 15 Crossbills flew south, while on Black Rocks there was a Common Sandpiper. At Johnson's Marsh there were 3 Teal and a Greenshank round midday, joined by 15 Herons late afternoon, and 4 more Teal, a Little Egret and a Green Sandpiper by evening. 2 Green Sandpipers, 2 Common Sandpipers and 7 Mandarins were at Northstile pool this evening, and a Barn Owl was over fields behind Crook Ness.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20200820

Common Sandpiper - Terry Hobson


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