3rd August 2018

A colour-ringed adult Mediterranean Gull was at the Dams and an Avocet went south off the Brigg today, with other waders on the move in reasonable numbers, which included 45 Redshank and 114 Whimbrels. In addition, 22 Common Terns went north.

Small Copper (Judith Henley)

Yesterday (2nd) a Minke Whale was off the Brigg and a Brown Argus was on Carr Naze, while the Dams held a nice selction of waders which included a Wood Sandpiper, seven Black-tailed Godwits, three Green Sandpipers, two Ruff, four Dunlin and nine Snipe. On 1st, a similar cast there also included a Little Egret. 

Mediterranean Gull, Dams (Kev Denny)