There were also at least two Yellow Wagtails, two Meadow Pipits, a Sedge Warbler and a dozen or so Swallows and Sand Martins around the pool, with a Pintail, several Gadwall and a Common Tern also present, whilst a Whimbrel was in the channel opposite and a tight flock of six Little Terns went west offshore.
At least three juvenile Stonechats were near the first viewpoint, a Greenshank was near the Poplars and there were lots of Whitethroats, Yellowhammers, Linnets and Skylarks, plus a few Reed Warblers and Reed Buntings along the banks. (AH/IP)
Snowhill Creek: There were seven Black-tailed Godwits in the creek this morning. (MR)
Sunday, 14th July: A day that started bright and sunny before a bank of heavy cloud, with attendant light drizzle, pushed through from the north-east mid-morning, clearing later....
A juvenile Yellow-legged Gull was in the gull roost this morning and a juvenile Cuckoo flew through whilst there were 279 Gatekeeper butterflies along the path. (ESt)
Runcton: In the moth trap this morning there were five new ones for us, Dusky Sallow, Pebble Hook-tip, Ruby Tiger, Herald, and Least Carpet. (C&MJ)
North Wall: A Grey Plover was in the harbour early on along with c.50 Black-tailed Godwits and a Kingfisher and two Cetti's Warblers were nearby. (ESt)