Monday, 12 September 2016

End of the road and a few decent birds

Couldn't make up this morning. A last check of the moth trap before building demolition saw........a broken bulb - happens about once a year!   No moths.

Ocean edge/red nab just after the neap high tide was rather good
Pintail: two f/imms with shelduck are the first coastal birds I have seen on the deck - usually flying past in small flocks in gales.
Little stint -two juvs with about 30 scattered Dunlin
Med gull -- at least 8 but many gills scattered out of range along the tideline to south
Rock Pipit - first of autumn
Black-tailed Godwit - 3 OE spartina area

Vis mig
Grey wagtail - 7 south
Chaffinch -5 south
Meadow pipit - 2 south
Alba wagtail - 3 south