Monday 27 July 2020

Monday 27th July

3 Little Egrets, a Black-tailed Godwit and 13 Herons were at Johnson's Marsh today. Heading south past Marine Drive were: 41 Oystercatchers, a Ringed Plover, a Curlew, 16 Whimbrel, 20 Turnstones, 21 Sanderling, 72 Dunlin, 23 Knot, 20 Redshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 20 Common Scoter, 13 Teal, an Arctic Skua, 2 Red-throated Divers and a juvenile Mediterranean Gull; while heading past northwards were: a Shoveler, a Gadwall, a Mallard, a Wigeon, 302 Common Scoter and 6 Teal. Willow Warblers were behind Marine Drive wall and on Valley Road. Some of the highlights passing by Long Nab this morning were a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Golden Plover, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 65 Dunlin, 16 Sanderling, 12 Turnstones, 12 Whimbrel and 1433 Swifts. A Wigeon and a juvenile Mediterranean Gull flew by north, and a Grasshopper Warbler was singing at the scrape. A further 8 Black-tailed Godwits flew by south this evening.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Grey Wagtail - Ray Maddison

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