Monday, 2 May 2011

2nd May

Kentish Plover

Sand Bay: A Kentish Plover on the tideline with c.10 Dunlin and 10 Ringed Plover. Also 1 Greenshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Grey Plover. Whimbrel numbers around 15 birds. Alabonia geofrella on the wing this evening.

Brean Down cove: 300 terns involving Common, Arctic and Black all showing at close range on this evenings high tide.

Sand Point: All per A.Hockey Ring Ouzel, Redstart, Tree Pipit, Common Sandpiper. 3 Whimbrel and 12 small waders over. Steady stream of Swallows and House Martins with the odd Sand Martin and Swift.

Anchor Hd per P.Gregory: 3 Close Arctic Tern, c.70 distant Commic Tern, 17 Barwit, 5 Grey Plover, Common Sandpiper, c.20 BHGull, 2 Mute Swan.

Weston moths: NFY Silver-ground Carpet and Nematapogon swammerdamella

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