24th August 2018

Another Black Tern was today’s highlight, while yesterday’s (23rd) were 35 Willow Warblers in Top Scrub and a Little Ringed Plover on the Rocket Pole Field pond. The 22nd saw a good selection locally including two Spotted Redshanks at the Dams, an Osprey south, 72 Whimbrels south over town, and three Black Terns, 124 Common Terns, 15 Manxies and 180 Teal on the seawatch.

Greenshank, Dams (Alan Walkington)

21st saw a Redstart, two Spotted Flycatchers, a Garden Warbler and 30 Willow Warblers in Top Scrub, with three Whinchats and a Stonechat in the Rocket Pole Field. 102 Oystercatcxhers were on the Brigg. The Dams and East Lea continued to hold a similar cast of waders, including up to six Green Sandpipers and 20 Snipe.