28th July 2016

Two juvenile Marsh Harriers again frequented the northern area today, one again at the Dams and East Lea and another in the Carr Naze / Country Park area. On the sea, the odd Great and Arctic Skua and small numbers of the common terns are the best of a continuing quiet period, with a similarly modest cast at the Dams, which includes up to four Green and two Common Sandpipers, 54 Lapwing and 16 Teal.

Whimbrels off the Brigg (Mal Richardson)

Whimbrels off the Brigg (Mal Richardson)

Ongoing efforts courtesy of the FBOG ringing team resulted in another five Storm-petrels being trapped overnight.

Meadow Pipit (Mal Richardson)

Meadow Pipit (Mal Richardson)